Associations to the word «Inscribe»


INSCRIBE, verb. (transitive) To write or cut words onto something, especially a hard surface; to engrave.
INSCRIBE, verb. (geometry) To draw a circle, sphere, etc. inside a polygon, polyhedron, etc. and tangent to all its sides.

Dictionary definition

INSCRIBE, verb. Carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface; "engrave a pen"; "engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's"; "the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree".
INSCRIBE, verb. Register formally as a participant or member; "The party recruited many new members".
INSCRIBE, verb. Draw within a figure so as to touch in as many places as possible.
INSCRIBE, verb. Write, engrave, or print as a lasting record.
INSCRIBE, verb. Mark with one's signature; "The author autographed his book".
INSCRIBE, verb. Convert ordinary language into code; "We should encode the message for security reasons".
INSCRIBE, verb. Address, (a work of literature) in a style less formal than a dedication.

Wise words

One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words than prose.