inscribe
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ɪnˈskɹaɪb/
Verb

inscribe (inscribes, present participle inscribing; past and past participle inscribed)

  1. (transitive) To write or cut (words) onto (something, especially a hard surface, or a book to be given to another person); to engrave.
    I inscribed the book with a message for Kate.
    I inscribed my name into the book.
  2. (geometry) To draw a circle, sphere, etc. inside a polygon, polyhedron, etc. and tangent to all its sides.
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