verb (used with object), inscribed, inscribing.
to address or dedicate (a book, photograph, etc.) informally to a person, especially by writing a brief personal note in or on it.
to mark (a surface) with words, characters, etc., especially in a durable or conspicuous way.
to write, print, mark, or engrave (words, characters, etc.).
to enroll, as on an official list.
Geometry. to draw or delineate (one figure) within another figure so that the inner lies entirely within the boundary of the outer, touching it at as many points as possible:
to inscribe a circle in a square.
to issue (a loan) in the form of shares with registered stockholders.
to sell (stocks).
to buy (stocks).
to make, carve, or engrave (writing, letters, a design, etc) on (a surface such as wood, stone, or paper)
to enter (a name) on a list or in a register
to sign one’s name on (a book, photograph, etc) before presentation to another person
to draw (a geometric construction such as a circle, polygon, etc) inside another construction so that the two are in contact but do not intersect Compare circumscribe (sense 3)
verb (used with object) 1. to put or place in: to insert a key in a lock. 2. to introduce or cause to be introduced into the body of something: to insert an extra paragraph in an article. noun 3. something inserted or to be inserted. 4. an extra leaf or section, printed independently, for […]
noun 1. the act of inserting: the insertion of a coin in a vending machine. 2. something inserted: an insertion in the middle of a paragraph. 3. Botany, Zoology. the manner or place of attachment, as of an organ. attachment of a part or organ, with special reference to the site or manner of such […]
verb (used without object) 1. to be emphatic, firm, or resolute on some matter of desire, demand, intention, etc.: He insists on checking every shipment. 2. to lay emphasis in assertion: to insist on the justice of a claim. 3. to dwell with earnestness or emphasis (usually followed by on or upon): to insist on […]
noun, plural reinsmen. 1. a person who rides or drives horses, especially a skillful one, as a jockey or harness driver. noun (pl) -men 1. (Austral & NZ) the driver in a trotting race