ENGRA'VE, verb transitive preterit tense engraved; participle passive engraved or engraven.
Literally, to scratch or scrape. Hence,
1. To cut, as metals, stones or other hard substances, with a chisel or graver; to cut figures, letters or devices, on stone or metal; to mark by incision.
Thou shalt engrave the two stones with the names of the children of Israel. Exodus 28:11.
2. To picture or represent by incisions.
3. To imprint; to impress deeply; to infix.
Let the laws of God and the principles of morality be engraved on the minds in early years.
4. To bury; to deposit in the grave; to inter; to inhume. [Not now used.]