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Definition of 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.
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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