French translation of 'inscribe'
1. [object, jewellery, plaque] graver
a silver wedding ring inscribed “To My Darling” une alliance en argent portant l’inscription « À mon chéri » ⧫ une alliance en argent sur laquelle est gravé « À mon chéri »
to inscribe sth with sth
He inscribed the book with his name. Il inscrivit son nom sur le livre.
to inscribe sth to sb [book] dédicacer qch à qn
2. [words, name] inscrire
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The two men watched her inscribe her name; it was the only time her writing was not compressed.THE THORN BIRDS (1977)
Momma and Tony the jeweler inscribe, `For my sister, Leigh".WEB OF DREAMS (1977)
On the back he had the jeweler inscribe, `For my sister, Leigh".WEB OF DREAMS (1977)
Then she would inscribe it herself, chisel out each letter with care, a lover's monument to Johannes, to mark his place, their place.DREAMS OF INNOCENCE (1977)
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British English: inscribe VERB
If you inscribe words on an object, you write or carve the words on the object.
Some galleries commemorate donors by inscribing their names on the walls.
Translation of inscribe from the Collins English to French Dictionary