Meaning of “carve” - Learner’s Dictionary

carve

verb [ I, T ] uk us /kɑːv/
SHAPE

to make an object, a shape, or a pattern by cutting wood, stone, etc:

The statue was carved out of stone.
They had carved their initials into the tree.
MEAT
carve (out) a niche/career/role, etc for yourself

to be successful in a particular job or activity

(Definition of “carve” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)