An item used to identify something or someone, as a small piece of paper or cloth attached to an article to designate its origin, owner, contents, use, or destination.
(Countable) A note addressed to a patron or friend, prefixed to a work of art as a token of respect, esteem, or affection.
A brief literary piece commemorating a deceased person.
A design or text engraved on a surface.
A title, short explanation, or description accompanying an illustration or a photograph.
A motto or quotation, as at the beginning of a literary composition, setting forth a theme.
Inscriptions considered as a group.
(Countable) The image created by this process.
One's name as written by oneself.
An explanatory caption accompanying an illustration.
The definition of a saying is something that has been said, like a motto or catch phrase.
A word, phrase, or sentence chosen as expressive of the goals or ideals of a nation, group, family, etc. and inscribed on a seal, banner, coin, coat of arms, etc.
A descriptive name; an epithet:
Letters inscribed, as on a sign.
Find another word for inscription. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for inscription, like: label, dedication, epitaph, engraving, autograph, caption, epigram, epigraph, epigraphy, etching and signature.