Synonyms of carve
1 sculptDictionary • One of the prisoners has carved a beautiful chess set.
sculpt • They sculpt the material while it is in the right stage of stickiness.
form • The bowl was formed out of clay.
cut • Geometric motifs are cut into the stone walls.
chip • a sculptor chipping at a block of marble
sculpture • He sculptured the figure in marble.
whittle • Chitty sat in his rocking chair whittling a piece of wood.
hew (old-fashioned) • medieval monasteries hewn out of the rockface
fashion • The desk was fashioned out of oak.
2 etchDictionary • He carved his name on his desk.
etch • a simple band of heavy gold etched with runes
engrave • Her name was engraved on the goblet.
inscribe • They read the words inscribed on the walls of the monument.
incise • After polishing, a design is incised or painted.
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• a sculptor chipping at a block of marble
• Geometric motifs are cut into the stone walls.
engraveIf you engrave something with a design or words, or if you engrave a design or words on it, you cut the design or words into its surface.
• Her name was engraved on the goblet.
Thesaurus for carve from the Collins English Thesaurus