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English verb: engrave

1. engrave (contact) carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface


SamplesEngrave a pen.
Engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's.
The lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree.


Synonymsgrave, inscribe, scratch


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)carve, chip at


Narrower (hyponym)character


Verb groupengrave, etch

2. engrave (emotion) impress or affect deeply


SamplesThe event engraved itself into her memory.


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)affect, impress, move, strike

3. engrave (creation) carve or cut into a block used for printing or print from such a block


SamplesEngrave a letter.


Synonymsetch


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)print


Narrower (hyponym)benday, stipple


Domain categoryart, artistic creation, artistic production

4. engrave (contact) carve or cut a design or letters into


SamplesEngrave the pen with the owner's name.


Synonymsetch


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)carve, chip at


Verb groupengrave, grave, inscribe, scratch









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