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1. cut into a desired shape;
- Example: "graven images"
- Example: "sculptured representations"
[syn: graven, sculpted, sculptured]

2. cut or impressed into a surface;
- Example: "an incised design"
- Example: "engraved invitations"
[syn: engraved, etched, graven, incised, inscribed]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.] [1913 Webster] 1. To dig. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] He hath graven and digged up a pit. --Ps. vii. 16 (Book of Common Prayer). [1913 Webster] 2. To carve or cut, as letters or figures, on some hard substance; to engrave. [1913 Webster] Thou shalt take two onyx stones, and grave on them the names of the children of Israel. --Ex. xxviii. 9. [1913 Webster] 3. To carve out or give shape to, by cutting with a chisel; to sculpture; as, to grave an image. [1913 Webster] With gold men may the hearte grave. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 4. To impress deeply (on the mind); to fix indelibly. [1913 Webster] O! may they graven in thy heart remain. --Prior. [1913 Webster] 5. To entomb; to bury. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Lie full low, graved in the hollow ground. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Graven \Grav"en\, p. p. of Grave, v. t. Carved. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

graven adj 1: cut into a desired shape; "graven images"; "sculptured representations" [syn: graven, sculpted, sculptured] 2: cut or impressed into a surface; "an incised design"; "engraved invitations" [syn: engraved, etched, graven, incised, inscribed]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

73 Moby Thesaurus words for "graven": anaglyphic, anaglyptic, anastatic, carved, ceroplastic, chased, confirmed, creased, cut, deep-dyed, deep-engraven, deep-fixed, deep-grounded, deep-laid, deep-rooted, deep-seated, deep-set, deep-settled, dyed-in-the-wool, embedded, embossed, enchased, engrafted, engraved, engraven, entrenched, established, etched, firmly established, furrowed, glyphic, glyptic, graved, grooved, hammered, implanted, impressed, imprinted, in relief, incised, indelibly impressed, infixed, ingrained, ingrown, inscribed, insculptured, inveterate, inwrought, lined, long-established, marked, modeled, molded, old-line, on a rock, on bedrock, printed, rooted, sculpted, sculptile, sculptured, set, settled, stabilized, stamped, tooled, toreutic, vested, well-established, well-founded, well-grounded, well-set, well-settled