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CARVED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does carved mean? 

CARVED (adjective)
  The adjective CARVED has 1 sense:

1. made for or formed by carving ('carven' is archaic or literary)

  Familiarity information: CARVED used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CARVED (adjective)


Sense 1carved [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Made for or formed by carving ('carven' is archaic or literary)

Synonyms:

carved; carven

Context examples:

the carved fretwork / an intricately carved door / stood as if carven from stone

Similar:

engraved; etched; graven; incised; inscribed (cut or impressed into a surface)

graven; sculpted; sculptured (cut into a desired shape)

lapidarian (inscribed on stone)

sliced (used of meat; cut into pieces for serving)

Domain category:

literature (creative writing of recognized artistic value)

Antonym:

uncarved (not carved)


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