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To write or cut words onto something, especially a hard surface; to engrave
To draw a circle, sphere, etc. inside a polygon, polyhedron, etc. and tangent to all its sides
to enter in a book, or on a list, roll, or document, by writing
To mark with letters, characters, or words
register formally as a participant or member; "The party recruited many new members"
draw within a figure so as to touch in as many places as possible
address, as a work of literature, in a style less formal than a dedication
To draw within so as to meet yet not cut the boundaries
mark with one's signature; "The author autographed his book"
write, engrave, or print as a lasting record
If you inscribe something in the front of a book or on a photograph, you write it there, often before giving it to someone. On the back I had inscribed the words: `Here's to Great Ideas! John' The book is inscribed: To John Arlott from Laurie Lee. to carefully cut, print, or write words on something, especially on the surface of a stone or coin (inscribere, from scribere )
{f} write on a surface; mark a surface with words; write a dedication (in a book); place on a list, enroll; draw one figure inside another (Geometry)
To write or engrave; to mark down as something to be read; to imprint
carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface; "engrave a pen"; "engraved the winner's name onto the trophy cup"
To imprint deeply; to impress; to stamp; as, to inscribe a sentence on the memory
address, as a work of literature, in a style less formal than a dedication write, engrave, or print as a lasting record draw within a figure so as to touch in as many places as possible
To assign or address to; to commend to by a short address; to dedicate informally; as, to inscribe an ode to a friend
If you inscribe words on an object, you write or carve the words on the object. Some galleries commemorate donors by inscribing their names on the walls stone slabs inscribed with Buddhist texts
convert ordinary language into code; "We should encode the message for security reasons"
{v} to write in or upon, to dedicate
Simple past and past participle of to inscribe
Signed by the author, but with reference to the book's owner
Drawn or delineated within another figure so that the inner figure lies entirely within the boundary of the outer, touching it at as many points as possible
cut or impressed into a surface; "an incised design"; "engraved invitations"
Distinguished from "signed" in that the author has personalized the inscription rather than merely signing his name Inscribed copies are more valuable than signed ones when the inscription is made out to a notable person or when, for example, the writer's inscription includes original work such as a poem or drawing
written (by handwriting, printing, engraving, or carving) on or in a surface
only used where the writing in the book is by the author, illustrator or some other person with a significant association with the book but not necessarily with a signature - the relevance of the inscriber will be stated
{s} recorded in words, engraved, written down
The word inscribed has different meanings when used for paintings and prints For prints it refers to the information (title, date,copyright, publisher, etc ) supplied in letterpress or engraving outside the image of the print When the information is handwritten, the correct term is annotated
Words handwritten in a book, typically as a preface to the signature of the author Common examples might be: "Best Wishes ", "Thanks for the help " "Sincerely ", but it may be long and involved It is commonly inscribed TO someone, such as : "To Joe, w/,much appreciation for a fine day of fishing- Ernest Hemingway " Strangely, the market place at present seems to prefer a signed book over a copy inscribed and signed to a specific person, unless that person is a public figure of significant stature In the hypothetical example provided, of course, the desireablity of the inscription would probably not suffer by the presence of "Joe's" name
{i} one who inscribes, recorder, registerer; one who writes an inscription
A person who inscribes
One who inscribes
A tool used to inscribe
Third-person singular simple present of to inscribe
Present participle of to inscribe