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Verb (transitive)


Verb inscribe has 7 senses


inscribev. t. [L. inscribere. See 1st In-, and Scribe.].
  •  To write or engrave; to mark down as something to be read; to imprint.  [1913 Webster]
    "Inscribe a verse on this relenting stone."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To mark with letters, characters, or words.  [1913 Webster]
    "O let thy once lov'd friend inscribe thy stone."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To assign or address to; to commend to by a short address; to dedicate informally; as, to inscribe an ode to a friend.  Dryden.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To imprint deeply; to impress; to stamp; as, to inscribe a sentence on the memory.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To draw within so as to meet yet not cut the boundaries.  [1913 Webster]
    " A line is inscribed in a circle, or in a sphere, when its two ends are in the circumference of the circle, or in the surface of the sphere. A triangle is inscribed in another triangle, when the three angles of the former are severally on the three sides of the latter. A circle is inscribed in a polygon, when it touches each side of the polygon. A sphere is inscribed in a polyhedron, when the sphere touches each boundary plane of the polyhedron. The latter figure in each case is circumscribed about the former."  [1913 Webster]


inscribe, v.tr.
1 a (usu. foll. by in, on) write or carve (words etc.) on stone, metal, paper, a book, etc. b (usu. foll. by with) mark (a sheet, tablet, etc.) with characters.
2 (usu. foll. by to) write an informal dedication (to a person) in or on (a book etc.).
3 enter the name of (a person) on a list or in a book.
4 Geom. draw (a figure) within another so that some or all points of it lie on the boundary of the other (cf. CIRCUMSCRIBE).
5 (esp. as inscribed adj.) Brit. issue (stock etc.) in the form of shares with registered holders.

inscribable adj. inscriber n.
L inscribere inscript- (as IN-(2), scribere write)



alphabet, alphabetize, autolithograph, be a printmaker, bed, book, calendar, capitalize, carve, catalog, chalk, chalk up, character, check in, chisel, chronicle, confirm, copy, copy out, crease, cribble, crosshatch, cut, deep-dye, define, docket, draft, draw up, edit, embed, enchase, enface, engraft, engrave, engross, enroll, enscroll, enter, entrench, establish, etch, file, fill out, fix, found, furrow, grave, groove, ground, hatch, impact, impanel, implant, impress, imprint, incise, inculcate, index, indite, infix, ingrain, initial, insert, instill, jam, jot down, letter, line, list, lithograph, lodge, log, make a memorandum, make a note, make a recension, make an entry, make out, make prints, mark, mark down, matriculate, minute, note, note down, pack, pen, pencil, place upon record, plant, poll, post, post up, print, push the pen, put down, put in writing, put on paper, put on tape, recense, record, reduce to writing, register, revise, rewrite, root, score, scrape, scratch, scribe, scrive, scroll, sculpture, seat, set, set down, set in, settle, sign, spill ink, spoil paper, stamp, stereotype, stipple, superscribe, tabulate, take down, tape, tape-record, tool, trace, transcribe, transliterate, type, videotape, wedge, write, write down, write in, write out, write up




VB write, pen, copy, engross, write out, write out fair, transcribe, scribble, scrawl, scrabble, scratch, interline, stain paper, write down, sign, enface, compose, indite, draw up, draft, formulate, dictate, inscribe, throw on paper, dash off, manifold, take up the pen, take pen in hand, shed ink, spill ink, dip one's pen in ink.


VB be conscious of glory, be proud of, exult, be vain of, be distinguished, shine, shine forth, figure, cut a figure, make a dash, make a splash, rival, surpass, outshine, outrival, outvie, outjump, emulate, eclipse, throw into the shade, cast into the shade, overshadow, live, flourish, glitter, flaunt, gain honor, acquire honor, play first fiddle, bear the palm, bear the bell, lead the way, take precedence, take the wall of, gain laurels, win laurels, gain spurs, gain golden opinions, take one's degree, pass one's examination, make a noise, make some noise, make a noise in the world, leave one's mark, exalt one's horn, blow one's horn, star it, have a run, be run after, come into vogue, come to the front, raise one's head, enthrone, signalize, immortalize, deify, exalt to the skies, hand one's name down to posterity, consecrate, dedicate to, devote to, enshrine, inscribe, blazon, lionize, blow the trumpet, crown with laurel, confer honor on, reflect honor on, shed a luster on, redound, to one's honor, ennoble, give honor to, do honor to, pay honor to, render honor to, honor, accredit, pay regard to, dignify, glorify, sing praises to, lock up to, exalt, aggrandize, elevate, nobilitate.

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