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

7 senses of inscribe

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
enroll, inscribe, enter, enrol, recruit -- (register formally as a participant or member; "The party recruited many new members")
       => register -- (record in writing; enter into a book of names or events or transactions)

Sense 3
inscribe -- (draw within a figure so as to touch in as many places as possible)
       => trace, draw, line, describe, delineate -- (make a mark or lines on a surface; "draw a line"; "trace the outline of a figure in the sand")

Sense 4
inscribe -- (write, engrave, or print as a lasting record)
       => record, enter, put down -- (make a record of; set down in permanent form)

Sense 5
autograph, inscribe -- (mark with one's signature; "The author autographed his book")
       => sign -- (be engaged by a written agreement; "He signed to play the casino on Dec. 18"; "The soprano signed to sing the new opera")

Sense 6
code, encipher, cipher, cypher, encrypt, inscribe, write in code -- (convert ordinary language into code; "We should encode the message for security reasons")
       => encode -- (convert information into code; "encode pictures digitally")

Sense 7
inscribe -- (address, (a work of literature) in a style less formal than a dedication)
       => dedicate -- (inscribe or address by way of compliment; "She dedicated her book to her parents")

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