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carve

carve

 
 
pronunciation:
karv
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part of speech: verb
inflections: carved, carves, carving
definition 1: to form or write by cutting.
The artist carved this duck from a block of wood.He carved his name in the table.
synonyms:
chisel, sculpt, whittle
similar words:
engrave, etch, form, inscribe, sculpture, shape, tool
definition 2: to slice or cut into pieces.
Who will carve the roast beef?
synonyms:
cut, slice
similar words:
quarter, saw
derivation: carver (n.)
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