Definition of Inscribe in English :

Define Inscribe in English

Inscribe meaning in English

Meaning of Inscribe in English

Pronunciation of Inscribe in English

Inscribe pronunciation in English

Pronounce Inscribe in English

Inscribe

see synonyms of inscribe

Verb

1. engrave, grave, inscribe, scratch

carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface

Example Sentences:
'engrave a pen'
'engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's'
'the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree'

2. enrol, enroll, enter, inscribe, recruit

register formally as a participant or member

Example Sentences:
'The party recruited many new members'

3. inscribe

draw within a figure so as to touch in as many places as possible

4. inscribe

write, engrave, or print as a lasting record

5. autograph, inscribe

mark with one's signature

Example Sentences:
'The author autographed his book'

6. cipher, code, cypher, encipher, encrypt, inscribe, write in code

convert ordinary language into code

Example Sentences:
'We should encode the message for security reasons'

7. inscribe

address, (a work of literature) in a style less formal than a dedication

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Inscribe

see synonyms of inscribe
verb (transitive)
1. 
to make, carve, or engrave (writing, letters, a design, etc) on (a surface such as wood, stone, or paper)
2. 
to enter (a name) on a list or in a register
3. 
to sign one's name on (a book, photograph, etc) before presentation to another person
4. 
to draw (a geometric construction such as a circle, polygon, etc) inside another construction so that the two are in contact but do not intersect
Compare circumscribe (sense 3)

Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers


Inscribe

see synonyms of inscribe
verb transitiveWord forms: inˈscribed or inˈscribing
1. 
a. 
to write, mark, or engrave (words, symbols, etc.) on some surface
b. 
to write on, mark, or engrave (a surface)
2. 
to add the name of (someone) to a list; enroll
3. 
a. 
to dedicate (a book, song, etc.) briefly and informally
b. 
to write a short, signed message in (a book, etc. one is presenting as a gift)
4. 
to fix or impress deeply or lastingly in the mind, memory, etc.
5.  Geometry
to draw (a figure) inside another figure so that their boundaries touch at as many points as possible

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Inscribe

see synonyms of inscribe
tr.v. in·scribed, in·scrib·ing, in·scribes
1.
a. To write, print, carve, or engrave (words or letters) on or in a surface.
b. To mark or engrave (a surface) with words or letters.
2. To enter (a name) on a list or in a register.
3.
a. To sign one's name or write a brief message in or on (a gift book or photograph, for example).
b. To dedicate to someone.
4. Mathematics To draw (one figure) within another figure so that every vertex of the enclosed figure touches the outer figure.

The American Heritage ® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition copyright ©2018 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.