Inscribe definitions

ĭn-skrīb'
To add the name of (someone) to a list; enroll.
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To fix or impress deeply or lastingly in the mind, memory, etc.
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To draw (a figure) inside another figure so that their boundaries touch at as many points as possible.
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To enter (a name) on a list or in a register.
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To draw (one figure) within another figure so that every vertex of the enclosed figure touches the outer figure.
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The definition of inscribe is to write or carve words into something, or to write a message in a book.

When your name is carved into a shiny new trophy that you receive for being the MVP, this is an example of when they inscribe your name on the trophy.

When you write a message to someone in a book before you give him the book, this is an example of when you inscribe the book.

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To write, print, carve, or engrave (words or letters) on or in a surface.
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To mark or engrave (a surface) with words or letters.
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To sign one's name or write a brief message in or on (a gift book or photograph, for example).
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To dedicate to someone.
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To write, mark, or engrave (words, symbols, etc.) on some surface.
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To write on, mark, or engrave (a surface)
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To dedicate (a book, song, etc.) briefly and informally.
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To write a short, signed message in (a book, etc. one is presenting as a gift)
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To write or cut words onto something, especially a hard surface; to engrave.
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(geometry) To draw a circle, sphere, etc. inside a polygon, polyhedron, etc. and tangent to all its sides.
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Origin of inscribe

Latin īnscrībere in- in, on in–2 scrībere to write skrībh- in Indo-European roots