Etymology
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engrave (v.)

"to cut in, make by incision, produce or form by incision on a hard surface," mid-15c. (implied in ingraved "engraved"), from en- (1) + obsolete verb grave "carve" (see grave (v.)) or from or modeled on French engraver. Related: Engraved; engraven; engraving.

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Definitions of engrave

engrave (v.)
carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface;
engrave a pen
engraved the trophy cup with the winner's name
Synonyms: scratch / grave / inscribe
engrave (v.)
impress or affect deeply;
The event engraved itself into her memory
engrave (v.)
carve or cut into a block used for printing or print from such a block;
engrave a letter
Synonyms: etch
engrave (v.)
carve or cut a design or letters into;
engrave the pen with the owner's name
Synonyms: etch
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