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inscribe

verb

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1 to cut (as letters or designs) on a hard surface
  • paid a jeweler to inscribe their names and wedding date on their wedding rings

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2 to add (a person) to a list or roll as a participant or member
  • inscribed the couple in the society of sustaining donors to the museum

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3 to put (someone or something) on a list
  • inscribed his name on the list of those to be executed

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The first known use of inscribe was in the 15th century

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“Inscribe.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inscribe. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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