- To carve, cut, or etch into a material: engraved the champion's name on the trophy.
- To carve, cut, or etch a design or letters into: engraved the silver watch with my monogram.
- To carve, cut, or etch into a block or surface used for printing.
- To print from a block or plate made by such a process.
- To impress deeply as if by carving or etching: The experience was engraved into his memory.