Definition of 'engrave'
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These were unique and engraved with the name of each country. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The winner would receive a cup engraved with their name. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She says she plans to have it engraved with the name of her new album. Times, Sunday Times (2010)An actual glass trophy engraved with my name. Times, Sunday Times (2014)With your name clearly engraved on the polished plaque, that could be one embarrassing accident. Times, Sunday Times (2010)One with his band's name engraved on it? Times, Sunday Times (2010)The families who built the chapel engraved their names in the wall outside, and some of those families still live in the area. Times, Sunday Times (2013)For that personal touch, each piece can be engraved with a name or initials for just 12 extra. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The employee's name is engraved on the plaque, and it is prominently and permanently displayed in the plant. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsBut instead of a list of engraved names on the surface, deep within them resided the actual physical remains of the heroes of family and tribal history. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)
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Translations for 'engrave'
British English: engrave /ɪnˈɡreɪv/ VERB
If you engrave something with a design or words, you cut the design or words into its surface.
The ring was engraved with her name.
- American English: engrave
- Arabic: يَنْقُشُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: gravar esculpir
- Chinese: 雕刻
- Croatian: ugravirati
- Czech: vyrýt
- Danish: indgravere
- Dutch: graveren
- European Spanish: grabar Arte
- Finnish: kaivertaa koruun
- French: graver
- German: eingravieren
- Greek: χαράζω
- Italian: incidere
- Japanese: 彫る
- Korean: 조각하다
- Norwegian: gravere
- Polish: wyryć
- European Portuguese: gravar esculpir
- Romanian: a grava
- Russian: гравировать
- Spanish: grabar labrar
- Swedish: gravera
- Thai: สลัก
- Turkish: kazımak
- Ukrainian: гравірувати
- Vietnamese: khắc chạm
Definition of engrave from the Collins English Dictionary
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