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Definition of Inscribe


  1. To write or engrave; to mark down as something to be read; to imprint.
  2. To mark with letters, charakters, or words.
  3. To assign or address to; to commend to by a shot address; to dedicate informally; as, to inscribe an ode to a friend.
  4. To imprint deeply; to impress; to stamp; as, to inscribe a sentence on the memory.
  5. To draw within so as to meet yet not cut the boundaries.

Inscribe Quotations

In a higher phase of communist society... only then can the narrow horizon of bourgeois right be fully left behind and society inscribe on its banners: from each according to his ability, to each according to his needs.
Karl Marx

We are motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is the more he is inspired by glory. The very philosophers themselves, even in those books which they write in contempt of glory, inscribe their names.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

The oaths of a woman I inscribe on water.

In many of the things that people do, they themselves are the centre of attention, but they inscribe some other name on their banner.
Abdolkarim Soroush

The bedrock nature of space and time and the unification of cosmos and quantum are surely among science's great 'open frontiers.' These are parts of the intellectual map where we're still groping for the truth - where, in the fashion of ancient cartographers, we must still inscribe 'here be dragons.'
Martin Rees
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Inscribe Translations

inscribe in French is inscrivez, inscrivons, inscrivent
inscribe in German is beschriften
inscribe in Latin is inscribo
inscribe in Norwegian is dedisere, skrive inn
inscribe in Swedish is inrista, inskriva
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