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Another word for carve

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Verb
  1. To separate into parts with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument

      1. To divide (something) from end to end, into layers, or along the grain:
      2. To cause to be split unintentionally:
      3. To cause to undergo nuclear fission or division into elements:
      1. A long, straight, narrow cut or opening.
      2. To make a slit or slits in.
      3. To cut lengthwise into strips; split.
      1. A thin broad piece cut from a larger object:
      2. An often wedge-shaped piece cut from a larger, usually circular object:
      3. A portion or share:
      1. To cut off (a part) from a whole:
      2. To divide into parts; break or interrupt:
      3. To break up (a relationship, for example); dissolve.
      1. To separate; sever.
      2. To divide into parts; break up.
      3. To become separated or disunited.
      1. To penetrate with a sharp edge; strike a narrow opening in.
      2. To separate into parts with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; sever:
      3. To sever the edges or ends of; shorten:
      1. To split with a sharp instrument.
      2. To make or accomplish by or as if by cutting:
      3. To pierce or penetrate:
    See also:

    assemble

  2. To cut (a design or inscription) into a hard surface, especially for printing

      1. To cut into, as with a sharp instrument:
      2. To engrave (designs or writing, for example) into a surface; carve.
      3. To engrave designs, writing, or other marks into.
      1. An excavation for the interment of a corpse.
      2. A place of burial.
      3. Death or extinction:
      1. To cut into the surface of (glass, for example) by the action of acid, especially by coating the surface with wax or another protective layer and drawing lines with a needle and then using the acid to form the lines on the unprotected parts of the surface.
      2. To make or create by this method:
      3. To draw or write by cutting or scraping:
      1. To carve, cut, or etch into a material:
      2. To carve, cut, or etch a design or letters into:
      3. To carve, cut, or etch into a block or surface used for printing.
    See also:

    marks

Another word for carve

Verb
  1. To form by cutting

      1. To cut small bits or pare shavings from (a piece of wood).
      2. To fashion or shape in this way:
      3. To reduce or eliminate gradually:
      1. To make neat or tidy by clipping, smoothing, or pruning:
      2. To remove the excess or unwanted parts from:
      3. To remove (excess or unwanted parts):
      1. A usually repeating artistic or decorative design:
      2. A natural or accidental arrangement or sequence:
      3. A plan, diagram, or model to be followed in making things:
      1. To remove (an outer layer, for example) from a surface by forceful strokes of an edged or rough instrument:
      2. To abrade or smooth by rubbing with a sharp or rough instrument.
      3. To rub (a surface) with considerable pressure, as with an edged instrument or a hard object.
      1. to prevent from entering or penetrating
      2. (idiomatic) to prevent (a thought) from entering one's mind.
      3. to cover something, so as to make it impossible to see.
      1. An excavation for the interment of a corpse.
      2. A place of burial.
      3. Death or extinction:
      1. To draw, engrave, or paint in dots or short strokes.
      2. To apply (paint, for example) in dots or short strokes.
      3. To dot, fleck, or speckle:
      1. A device, such as a saw, shovel, or drill, used to perform or facilitate manual or mechanical work.
      2. A machine, such as a lathe, used to cut and shape machine parts or other objects.
      3. The cutting part of such a machine.
      1. A small object, usually built to scale, that represents in detail another, often larger object.
      2. A preliminary work or construction that serves as a plan from which a final product is to be made:
      3. Such a work or construction used in testing or perfecting a final product:
      1. The characteristic surface configuration of a thing; an outline or contour:
      2. Spatial form, contour, or appearance:
      3. The body or outward appearance of a person or an animal:
      1. To penetrate with a sharp edge; strike a narrow opening in.
      2. To separate into parts with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; sever:
      3. To sever the edges or ends of; shorten:
      1. To hew or shape (timber, for example) roughly, without finishing.
      2. To make in rough form.
      1. The prevailing style or custom, as in dress or behavior:
      2. Something, such as a garment, that is in the current mode:
      3. Manner or mode; way:
      1. A hollow form or matrix for shaping a fluid or plastic substance.
      2. A frame or model around or on which something is formed or shaped.
      3. Something that is made in or shaped on a mold.
      1. To cut into, as with a sharp instrument:
      2. To engrave (designs or writing, for example) into a surface; carve.
      3. To engrave designs, writing, or other marks into.
      1. The art or practice of shaping figures or designs in the round or in relief, as by chiseling marble, modeling clay, or casting in metal.
      2. A work of art created by sculpture.
      3. Such works of art considered as a group.
      1. To cut into the surface of (glass, for example) by the action of acid, especially by coating the surface with wax or another protective layer and drawing lines with a needle and then using the acid to form the lines on the unprotected parts of the surface.
      2. To make or create by this method:
      3. To draw or write by cutting or scraping:
      1. To carve, cut, or etch into a material:
      2. To carve, cut, or etch a design or letters into:
      3. To carve, cut, or etch into a block or surface used for printing.
      1. To sculpture (an object).
      2. To shape, mold, or fashion especially with artistry or precision:
      3. To be a sculptor.
      1. A metal tool with a sharp beveled edge, used to cut and shape stone, wood, or metal.
      2. To shape or cut with a chisel.
      3. To cheat or swindle.
      1. To make or shape with or as if with an ax:
      2. To cut down with an ax; fell:
      3. To strike or cut; cleave.
  2. To cut

    See also:

    cut