"inscribe" in the verb sense
1. scratch, engrave, grave, inscribe
carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface
"engrave a pen"
"engraved the trophy cup with the winner's name"
"the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree"
2. enroll, inscribe, enter, enrol, recruit
register formally as a participant or member
"The party recruited many new members"
draw within a figure so as to touch in as many places as possible
write, engrave, or print as a lasting record
5. autograph, inscribe
mark with one's signature
"The author autographed his book"
6. code, encipher, cipher, cypher, encrypt, inscribe, write in code
convert ordinary language into code
"We should encode the message for security reasons"
address, (a work of literature) in a style less formal than a dedication
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