inscribed inscribed  /ɪn ˈskraɪbd/


  1. (adj) written (by handwriting, printing, engraving, or carving) on or in a surface
  2. (adj) cut or impressed into a surface



  1. Since it was inscribed on the list, the site has received more than $4 million to help with reconstruction and to hire a sculptor to re-carve some of the damaged stone.
  2. Some bore inscribed names: Jesus, son of Joseph; Maria; Mariamene e Mara; Matthew; Judas, son of Jesus; and Jose.
  3. Gravely, the new king, who once operated a sporting-goods store and now raises rare orchids in his palace gardens, inscribed his name in a silver-bound book.


  1. Memorial erected for Fairfield woman

    A four-foot wooden cross erected at the spot where Katelyn Markham’s remains were found in April serves as a memorial to the 23-year-old Fairfield woman and a symbol of closure for her family and friends, even as they await answers from police investigators about how she died. The handcrafted cross with a metal plaque inscribed with the words, “Lost Is Not Alone. No Longer Lost, Never Alone ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Today's Pulse

  2. Koch's tombstone engraved with wrong date

    NEW YORK, June 18 (UPI) -- Friends and family members of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch said his tombstone is inscribed with an incorrect birth date.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. David Bowie at Bonhams: Lyrics, contracts and instruments up for auction

    Mick Jagger: A lock of Mick Jagger's hair, 1960s, in a small paper envelope inscribed Mick Jagger's hair after being washed + trimmed by Chris at Rose Hill Farm, with a statement of provenance. Estimate: £1,500-2,000. Photo: Bonhams.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Art Daily


  1. "On 20 January, as President-elect Obama takes the oath of office, he will look across the National Mall toward the Lincoln Memorial, where many of the 16th president's immortal words are inscribed," said Ms Feinstein, who is in charge of the...
    on Nov 7, 2008 By: Dianne Feinstein Source: Irish Independent

  2. "Leyla Gencer, a world artist, had become our honor in the international scene and has inscribed her name on the history of opera," Culture Minister Ertugrul Gunay said.
    on May 10, 2008 By: ErtuÄŸrul Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  3. "We are not going to be sore losers but we are human beings," said Manigat, who wouldn't say if he would register a formal complaint. "The right of a second round of elections is inscribed in the election rules."
    on Feb 16, 2006 By: Leslie Manigat Source: USA Today

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