used in A Prayer for Owen Meany
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in various senses, including:
- to write, carve, or etch words onto something's surface — as in "The names of the major donors will be inscribed on the front wall."
- to write a signed message and/or signature — as in "She inscribed the book with the message: I know this story will speak to your heart. Love Emma"
- to write down something when adding it to a list — as in "Their names were inscribed in the register of at Ellis Island."
- I mean, before he knew he was signing up—even then he had written his name in that way you see names inscribed on graves.
- Under the name were the dates—the correct dates of his birth, and of his death—and under the dates was the simple Latin inscription that meant "forever."
There are no more uses of "inscribe" in A Prayer for Owen Meany.