Thesaurus

inscription

noun

Synonyms of inscription

something said or written about someone to remember their life
  • The inscription on the urn read "Loving Father, Husband, and Brother."

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for inscription

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About inscription

Time Traveler for inscription

Time Traveler

The first known use of inscription was in the 14th century

See more words from the same century

Thesaurus Entries Near inscription

inscribing

inscription

inscriptions

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Inscription.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inscription. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on inscription

Nglish: Translation of inscription for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of inscription for Arabic Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about inscription

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!