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Definition of Carve

Carve

  1. To cut.
  2. To cut, as wood, stone, or other material, in an artistic or decorative manner; to sculpture; to engrave.
  3. To make or shape by cutting, sculpturing, or engraving; to form; as, to carve a name on a tree.
  4. To cut into small pieces or slices, as meat at table; to divide for distribution or apportionment; to apportion.
  5. To cut: to hew; to mark as if by cutting.
  6. To take or make, as by cutting; to provide.
  7. To lay out; to contrive; to design; to plan.
  8. To exercise the trade of a sculptor or carver; to engrave or cut figures.
  9. To cut up meat; as, to carve for all the guests.
  10. A carucate.

Carve Quotations

Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall. - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.
Charles Spurgeon

You need to be proactive, carve out time in your schedule, and take responsibility for being the healthiest person you can be - no one else is going to do it for you.
Mehmet Oz

You have to create your life. You have to carve it, like a sculpture.
William Shatner

You have to be a brat in order to carve out your parameters, and you have to be a monster to anyone who gets in your way. But sometimes it's difficult to know when that's necessary and when you're just being a baby, throwing your rattle from the cage.
Paul Thomas Anderson
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Carve Translations

carve in Dutch is beeldhouwen, uithakken, uithouwen
carve in French is ciseler, buriner
carve in German is schnitzen, zerschneiden
carve in Spanish is labrar
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