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in·scribe

inscribe

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn skraIb
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part of speech: verb
inflections: inscribes, inscribing, inscribed
definition: to write by carving.
They inscribed her name on the tombstone.
derivations: inscribable (adj.), inscriber (n.)
Word History
Inscribe is from a Latin word that means "to write in." Scribble, scribe, and script have the same origins.
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