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English noun: imprint

1. imprint (cognition) a distinctive influence


SamplesEnglish stills bears the imprint of the Norman invasion.


Broader (hypernym)influence

2. imprint (shape) a concavity in a surface produced by pressing


SamplesHe left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud.


Synonymsdepression, impression


Broader (hypernym)concave shape, concavity, incurvation, incurvature


Narrower (hyponym)channel, chap, crack, cranny, crease, crevice, crinkle, dent, dimple, dimple, dip, droop, fissure, furrow, groove, incision, line, prick, sag, scratch, seam, slit, wrinkle

3. imprint (communication) an identification of a publisher; a publisher's name along with the date and address and edition that is printed at the bottom of the title page


SamplesThe book was published under a distinguished imprint.


Broader (hypernym)identification

4. imprint (communication) an impression produced by pressure or printing


Synonymsembossment


Broader (hypernym)impression, stamp

5. imprint (artifact) a device produced by pressure on a surface


Broader (hypernym)device


Narrower (hyponym)impression


English verb: imprint

1. imprint (social) establish or impress firmly in the mind


SamplesWe imprint our ideas onto our children.


Synonymsform


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something on somebody


Broader (hypernym)act upon, influence, work

2. imprint (contact) mark or stamp with or as if with pressure


SamplesTo make a batik, you impress a design with wax.


Synonymsimpress


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)change surface


Narrower (hyponym)boss, emboss, stamp, stamp


Entailpress









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