Definition of "inscribed" []

  • To make, carve, or engrave (writing, letters, a design, etc) on (a surface such as wood, stone, or paper) (verb)
  • To enter (a name) on a list or in a register (verb)
  • To sign one's name on (a book, photograph, etc) before presentation to another person (verb)
  • To draw (a geometric construction such as a circle, polygon, etc) inside another construction so that the two are in contact but do not intersect (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of inscribe. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "inscribed" in a sentence
  • "Chisel in hand, he walked slowly around the base of his giant sculpture, carefully inspecting the detail on the eagle crest in front, and the name inscribed on the back – John Garang de Mabior."
  • "I was released from his granite-faced grip and made my way to my assigned cubicle, complete with an oblong sign stuck on the outside with my name inscribed in a bold font."
  • "He inspected the name inscribed in the base, then slipped a photograph from his jacket and compared the two inscriptions."