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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 en·grave /ɪnˈgrev, ɛn-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·grave, v. t.  To deposit in the grave; to bury. [Obs.] “Their corses to engrave.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·grave v. t. [imp. Engraved p. p. Engraved or Engraven p. pr. & vb. n. Engraving.]
 1. To cut in; to make by incision. [Obs.]
 Full many wounds in his corrupted flesh
 He did engrave.   --Spenser.
 2. To cut with a graving instrument in order to form an inscription or pictorial representation; to carve figures; to mark with incisions.
    Like . . . . a signet thou engrave the two stones with the names of the children of Israel.   --Ex. xxviii. 11.
 3. To form or represent by means of incisions upon wood, stone, metal, or the like; as, to engrave an inscription.
 4. To impress deeply; to infix, as if with a graver.
    Engrave principles in men's minds.   --Locke.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface; "engrave a
           pen"; "engraved the winner's name onto the trophy cup"
           [syn: grave, inscribe]
      2: impress or affect deeply; "The event engraved itself into
         her memory"
      3: carve, cut, or etch into a block used for printing or print
         from such a block; "engrave a letter"
      4: carve, cut, or etch a design or letters into; "engrave the
         pen with the owner's name"