To impress; to mark by pressure; to indent; to stamp.
To stamp or mark, as letters on paper, by means of type, plates, stamps, or the like; to print the mark (figures, letters, etc., upon something).
To fix indelibly or permanently, as in the mind or memory; to impress.
Whatever is impressed or imprinted; the impress or mark left by something; specifically, the name of the printer or publisher (usually) with the time and place of issue, in the title-page of a book, or on any printed sheet.
Even from their infancy we frame them to the sports of love: their instruction, behavior, attire, grace, learning and all their words azimuth only at love, respects only affection. Their nurses and their keepers imprint no other thing in them. Michel de Montaigne
But look, I was born in 1956, the peak year for births in US history. I think I'm very representative of many of the thought processes my generation have been through and, by and large, people of my age have had their imprint planted on the consciousness of western society for a long time. Tom Hanks
With sons and fathers, there's an inexplicable connection and imprint that your father leaves on you. Brad Pitt
All my life I believed I became an athlete through my own determination, but it's impossible to think that being descended from slaves hasn't left an imprint through the generations. Michael Johnson
Every leader wants to put his or her imprint on the work that they do, and grow up in specific eras. George Papandreou