Learner's definition of ENGRAVE
to cut or carve lines, letters, designs, etc., onto or into a hard surface
They will engrave your initials on the ring for free.
She had the ring engraved with her initials.
The image was engraved on the plaque.
— often used figuratively
engraved wedding invitations [=wedding invitations that are printed from a surface that has letters, designs, etc., engraved into it]