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To separate into parts with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; sever:
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  1. To separate into parts with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; sever:
  2. To form or shape by severing or incising:
  3. To perform:
To destroy a metal or alloy gradually, especially by oxidation or chemical action:
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  1. To destroy a metal or alloy gradually, especially by oxidation or chemical action:
  2. To work upon insidiously and cause to deteriorate
  3. To eat into or wear away gradually, as by rusting or by the action of chemicals
To rub or scrape with a grating noise
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  1. To rub or scrape with a grating noise
  2. To use the nails or claws to dig, scrape, or wound.
  3. To mark, break, or cut the surface of slightly with something pointed or sharp
To print from a block or plate made by such a process.
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  1. To print from a block or plate made by such a process.
  2. To cut or incise letters, designs, etc. in or on (a surface)
  3. To carve, cut, or etch a design or letters into:
To cut into, as with a sharp instrument:
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  1. To cut into, as with a sharp instrument:
  2. To cut into with a sharp tool; specif., to cut (designs, inscriptions, etc.) into (a surface); engrave; carve
  3. To engrave designs, writing, or other marks into.
To divide into pieces by cutting; slice:
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  1. To divide into pieces by cutting; slice:
  2. To decorate the surface of with cut figures or designs
  3. To cut into a desired shape; fashion by cutting:
To print from a block or plate made by such a process.
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  1. To print from a block or plate made by such a process.
  2. To cut or incise (a picture, letters, etc.) into a metal plate, wooden block, etc. for printing
  3. To carve text or symbols into (something), usually for the purposes of identification or art.
To clean barnacles, etc. from (the hull of a wooden ship) and coat with pitch or tar
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  1. To clean barnacles, etc. from (the hull of a wooden ship) and coat with pitch or tar
  2. To impress sharply and clearly; fix permanently
  3. To sculpt or carve; engrave.
To cut into, as with a sharp instrument:
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  1. To cut into, as with a sharp instrument:
  2. To cut into with a sharp tool; specif., to cut (designs, inscriptions, etc.) into (a surface); engrave; carve
  3. To engrave (designs or writing, for example) into a surface; carve.
To print from a block or plate made by such a process.
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  1. To print from a block or plate made by such a process.
  2. To impress deeply as if by carving or etching:
  3. To carve text or symbols into (something), usually for the purposes of identification or art.
To assign; attribute:
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  1. To assign; attribute:
  2. To put into a stable or unalterable form:
  3. To influence the outcome or actions of (something) by improper or unlawful means:
To clean barnacles, etc. from (the hull of a wooden ship) and coat with pitch or tar
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  1. To clean barnacles, etc. from (the hull of a wooden ship) and coat with pitch or tar
  2. To impress sharply and clearly; fix permanently
  3. To stamp or impress deeply; fix permanently.
To levy, seize, or requisition (money, property, etc.), as for military use
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  1. To levy, seize, or requisition (money, property, etc.), as for military use
  2. To affect strongly, often favorably:
  3. (Law) To impose a constructive trust or a lien upon property, as a matter of equity, to protect a person without legal title but with a legally recognized interest.
To press or apply
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  1. To press or apply
  2. (Psychol.) To learn by means of imprinting
  3. To cause (a very young animal) to recognize and be attracted to another animal or to an object identified as the parent. Often used with on.
To sign one's name or write a brief message in or on (a gift book or photograph, for example).
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  1. To sign one's name or write a brief message in or on (a gift book or photograph, for example).
  2. To write, mark, or engrave (words, symbols, etc.) on some surface
  3. To write or cut words onto something, especially a hard surface; to engrave.
To imprint or impress with a mark, design, or seal:
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  1. To imprint or impress with a mark, design, or seal:
  2. To affix an adhesive stamp to (an envelope, for example).
  3. To impress or mark distinctly or indelibly
Find another word for etch. In this page you can discover 24 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for etch, like: cut, eat-away, corrode, scratch, engrave, incise, prepare a plate, bite, carve, draw and engrave.