Grave, v. t. [imp. Graved p. p. Graven or Graved; p. pr. & vb. n. Graving.]
1. To dig. [Obs.] Chaucer.
He hath graven and digged up a pit. --Ps. vii. 16 (Book of Common Prayer).
2. To carve or cut, as letters or figures, on some hard substance; to engrave.
Thou shalt take two onyx stones, and grave on them the names of the children of Israel. --Ex. xxviii. 9.
3. To carve out or give shape to, by cutting with a chisel; to sculpture; as, to grave an image.
With gold men may the hearte grave. --Chaucer.
4. To impress deeply (on the mind); to fix indelibly.
O! may they graven in thy heart remain. --Prior.
5. To entomb; to bury. [Obs.]
Lie full low, graved in the hollow ground. --Shak.