Student Thesaurus

One entry found for etch.
Entry Word: etch
Function: verb
Text: 1 to cut (as letters or designs) on a hard surface <the artist etched his landscape on a copper plate> -- see ENGRAVE 1
2 to produce a vivid impression of <in just a few pages the writer etched an unforgettable portrait of one of the more remarkable First Ladies> -- see ENGRAVE 2