Synonyms and Antonyms of etch
1 to cut (as letters or designs) on a hard surface the artist etched his landscape on a copper plate Synonyms engrave, grave, incise, inscribe, insculp [archaic]Related Words carve, chisel, sculpt, sculpture; chase, groove, indent, notch; score, trace; affix, impress
2 to produce a vivid impression of in just a few pages the writer etched an unforgettable portrait of one of the more remarkable First Ladies Synonyms brand, engrave, impress, imprint, infix, ingrain (also engrain)Related Words enroot, imbue, implant, inculcate, infuse, instill; fix, set, stampNear Antonyms blot out, erase, expunge, obliterate
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