Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb engrave

4 senses of engrave

Sense 1
scratch, engrave, grave, inscribe -- (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")
       => carve, chip at -- (engrave or cut by chipping away at a surface; "carve one's name into the bark")

Sense 2
engrave -- (impress or affect deeply; "The event engraved itself into her memory")
       => affect, impress, move, strike -- (have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd")

Sense 3
engrave, etch -- (carve or cut into a block used for printing or print from such a block; "engrave a letter")
       => print -- (make into a print; "print the negative")

Sense 4
engrave, etch -- (carve or cut a design or letters into; "engrave the pen with the owner's name")
       => carve, chip at -- (engrave or cut by chipping away at a surface; "carve one's name into the bark")

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