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
Examples from the Web for 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|DAILY BEAST
Is it, heraldically speaking, wrong to inscribe the motto upon a circle (not a garter) or ribbon round the shield?
He has asked me very nicely if he may inscribe the name of Mrs. Jardine upon a page of it.Tante|Anne Douglas Sedgwick
In this inscribe an octaedron, and the circle included in this will be the orbit of Mercury.Letters on Astronomy|Denison Olmsted
Those in the rear called to more fortunate friends in the front to inscribe their names.William Pitt and the Great War|John Holland Rose
The trophies of the battle were with the Confederates, and they claim the honor to inscribe Williamsburg upon their battle-flags.From Manassas to Appomattox|James Longstreet
British Dictionary definitions for inscribe
Word Origin for inscribe
Word Origin and History 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.