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Borrowed from Latin inscribĕre, from in (upon) and scribĕre (to write).

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inscribe (third-person singular simple present inscribes, present participle inscribing, simple past and past participle inscribed)

  1. (transitive) To write or cut (words) onto (something, especially a hard surface, or a book to be given to another person); to engrave.
    I inscribed the book with a message for Kate.
    I inscribed my name into the book.
  2. (geometry) To draw a circle, sphere, etc. inside a polygon, polyhedron, etc. and tangent to all its sides.

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inscribe

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of inscribir.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of inscribir.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of inscribir.