Engrave Definition

ĕn-grāv
engraved, engraves, engraving
verb
engraved, engraves, engraving
To carve, cut, or etch into a material.
Engraved the champion's name on the trophy.
American Heritage
To cut or incise letters, designs, etc. in or on (a surface)
Webster's New World
To cut or incise (a picture, letters, etc.) into a metal plate, wooden block, etc. for printing.
Webster's New World
To impress deeply or permanently on the mind or memory, as though by engraving.
Webster's New World
To print with such a plate, block, etc.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Engrave

  • From earlier ingrave, equivalent to en- +‎ grave (“to carve, engrave”). More at grave.

    From Wiktionary

  • From en- +‎ grave.

    From Wiktionary

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