Pronunciation: (en-grāv'),[key] —v.t.,-graved, -grav•ing. 1. to chase (letters, designs, etc.) on a hard surface, as of metal, stone, or the end grain of wood: She had the jeweler engrave her name on the back of the watch. 2. to print from such a surface.
3. to mark or ornament with incised letters, designs, etc.: He engraved the ring in a floral pattern. 4. to impress deeply; infix: That image is engraved on my mind.