verb (used with object), in·scribed, in·scrib·ing.
- to issue (a loan) in the form of shares with registered stockholders.
- to sell (stocks).
- to buy (stocks).
Origin of inscribe
Related Words for inscribecarve, etch, engrave, cut, list, register, impress, engross, record, book, indite, scribe
Examples from the Web for inscribe
Contemporary Examples of inscribe
Ushers passed around little pieces of paper on which congregants could inscribe messages of support to victims of sexual abuse.Faithful Struggle With Scandal at Penn State, Where Football Is Religion
Jacob Bernstein, Jessica Bennett
November 14, 2011
Historical Examples of inscribe
A statuary was directed to inscribe on a monument the age of the deceased, namely 81.
To get by heart; hence to register; to write or inscribe an authentic account of.Orthography
Elmer W. Cavins
Thou must inscribe on a white parchment an image of the sun.Godolphin, Complete
Con was obliged to subjoin: 'Inscribe it on the dungeon-door of tyranny.'The Celt and Saxon, Complete
Those who have by accident passed through it, have not been induced by its appearance to inscribe its name in their note-books.
Word Origin for inscribe
1550s (form inscriven is from late 14c.), from Latin inscribere "to write in or on," (see inscription). Meaning "to dedicate (by means of an inscription)" is from 1640s. Related: Inscribed; inscribing.