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Inscribe vs. Inscriptionist

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Inscribeverb

(transitive) To write or cut (words) onto (something, especially a hard surface, or a book to be given to another person); to engrave.

‘I inscribed the book with a message for Kate.’; ‘I inscribed my name into the book.’;

Inscriptionistnoun

One who inscribes; a writer of inscriptions.

Inscribeverb

(geometry) To draw a circle, sphere, etc. inside a polygon, polyhedron, etc. and tangent to all its sides.

Inscribeverb

To write or engrave; to mark down as something to be read; to imprint.

‘Inscribe a verse on this relenting stone.’;

Inscribeverb

To mark with letters, characters, or words.

‘O let thy once lov'd friend inscribe thy stone.’;

Inscribeverb

To assign or address to; to commend to by a short address; to dedicate informally; as, to inscribe an ode to a friend.

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Inscribeverb

To imprint deeply; to impress; to stamp; as, to inscribe a sentence on the memory.

Inscribeverb

To draw within so as to meet yet not cut the boundaries.

Inscribeverb

carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface;

‘engrave a pen’; ‘engraved the winner's name onto the trophy cup’;

Inscribeverb

register formally as a participant or member;

‘The party recruited many new members’;

Inscribeverb

draw within a figure so as to touch in as many places as possible

Inscribeverb

write, engrave, or print as a lasting record

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Inscribeverb

mark with one's signature;

‘The author autographed his book’;

Inscribeverb

convert ordinary language into code;

‘We should encode the message for security reasons’;

Inscribeverb

address, as a work of literature, in a style less formal than a dedication

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