What does graven mean?

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ˈgreɪ vəngraven

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. graven, sculpted, sculpturedadjective

    cut into a desired shape

    "graven images"; "sculptured representations"

  2. engraved, etched, graven, incised, inscribedadjective

    cut or impressed into a surface

    "an incised design"; "engraved invitations"


  1. gravenadjective

    carved, engraved

  2. gravenadjective

    Something fashioned by man, or something man-made. Anything made by man's hands.

  3. gravenadjective

    Something that is not alive, but made dead, from the grave.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Graven

    of Grave

  2. Gravenverb


Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Graven

    grāv′n, pa.p. of grave, to carve, engrave.

Editors Contribution

  1. Graven

    To be sulky or depress.

    He had a graven expression.

    Submitted by anonymous on July 24, 2019  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of graven in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of graven in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of graven in a Sentence

  1. Miki Turner:

    We put these people up on these pedestals and we're sort of guilty of perpetuating this graven imagery that we worship, and then when they fall, the first thing people want to do is like, take this away, take that away.

Images & Illustrations of graven

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    a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
    • A. lucubrate
    • B. suffuse
    • C. descant
    • D. aberrate

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