Imprint is defined as to press something to another and leave a mark.(verb)
An example of imprint is stamping your initials on a letter.
The definition of an imprint is a mark left by something that's been pressed into or stamped onto it, or the lasting effect or result of something.(noun)
An example of an imprint is someone becoming an overeater after having been starved.
See imprint in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME emprenten < OFr empreinter < empreinte, an imprint < pp. of empreindre < L imprimere < in-, on + premere, to press
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transitive verb im·print·ed, im·print·ing, im·prints
Origin: Middle English emprenten
Origin: , from Old French empreinter
Origin: , from empreinte, impression
Origin: , from
Origin: feminine past participle of empreindre, to print
Origin: , from Latin imprimere, to impress; see impress1.
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