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inscribe

inscribe(
ihn
-
skrayb
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to write into)
a. inscribir
The names of both his parents were inscribed on the tombstone.Los nombres de sus dos padres estaban inscritos en la tumba.
b. grabar
The jeweler inscribed the couple's initials onto their weddings rings.El joyero grabó las iniciales de la pareja en sus alianzas.
2. (to personalize)
a. dedicar
My favorite poet inscribed a message to me in my copy of his book.Mi poeta favorito me inscribió un mensaje en mi ejemplar de su último libro.
3. (geometry)
a. inscribir
You can inscribe two right triangles within a square.Se pueden inscribir dos triángulos rectángulos dentro de un cuadrado.
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inscribe
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (write, engrave)
a. inscribir
inscribe [ɪnˈskraɪb]
transitive verb
(engrave) grabar; (write) inscribir; (dedicate) [+book] dedicar
to inscribe sth on sth grabar algo en algo
he had his name inscribed on the plaque
a set of pens inscribed with his initials un juego de plumas con sus iniciales grabadas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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