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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grave  \Grave\,  v.  t.  [imp.  {Graved}  (gr[=a]vd);  p.  p.  {Graven} 
  (gr[=a]v"'n)  or  {Graved};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Graving}.]  [AS. 
  grafan  to  dig,  grave,  engrave;  akin  to  OFries  greva,  D. 
  graven,  G.  graben,  OHG.  &  Goth.  graban  Dan.  grabe,  Sw 
  gr[aum]fva,  Icel.  grafa,  but  prob.  not  to  Gr  gra`fein  to 
  write,  E.  graphic.  Cf  {Grave},  n.,  {Grove},  n.] 
  1.  To  dig.  [Obs.]  Chaucer. 
 
  He  hath  graven  and  digged  up  a  pit.  --Ps.  vii.  16 
  (Book  of 
  Common 
  Prayer). 
 
  2.  To  carve  or  cut,  as  letters  or  figures,  on  some  hard 
  substance;  to  engrave. 
 
  Thou  shalt  take  two  onyx  stones,  and  grave  on  them 
  the  names  of  the  children  of  Israel.  --Ex.  xxviii. 
  9. 
 
  3.  To  carve  out  or  give  shape  to  by  cutting  with  a  chisel; 
  to  sculpture;  as  to  grave  an  image. 
 
  With  gold  men  may  the  hearte  grave.  --Chaucer. 
 
  4.  To  impress  deeply  (on  the  mind);  to  fix  indelibly. 
 
  O!  may  they  graven  in  thy  heart  remain.  --Prior. 
 
  5.  To  entomb;  to  bury.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  Lie  full  low  graved  in  the  hollow  ground.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Graven  \Grav"en\,  p.  p.  of  {Grave},  v.  t. 
  Carved. 
 
  {Graven  image},  an  idol;  an  object  of  worship  carved  from 
  wood,  stone,  etc  ``Thou  shalt  not  make  unto  thee  any 
  graven  image.''  --Ex.  xx  4. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  graven 
  adj  1:  cut  into  a  desired  shape;  "graven  images";  "sculptured 
  representations"  [syn:  {sculpted},  {sculptured}] 
  2:  cut  or  impressed  into  a  surface;  "an  incised  design"; 
  "engraved  invitations"  [syn:  {engraved},  {etched},  {incised}, 
  {inscribed}] 




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