Definition of “engrave” - English Dictionary


“engrave” in American English

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engraveverb [ T ]

us /ɪnˈɡreɪv/

to cut a picture or design, or letters into the surface of a hard substance such as metal, wood, or stone:

The 2000-year-old ivories are intricately carved and engraved with scenes of palace life.

If something is engraved in your memory, mind, or heart, it is something you will never forget.

(Definition of “engrave” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)