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1. imprint

verb. ['ˌɪmˈprɪnt, ˈɪmprɪnt'] establish or impress firmly in the mind.

Synonyms

  • work
  • act upon
  • form

Antonyms

  • nonconformity
  • noncompliance
  • empty
  • dissuasion

Etymology

  • empreinte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • empreinter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Imprint

  • ahrendt
  • ament
  • arendt
  • argent
  • bedient
  • behrendt
  • berendt
  • competent
  • dissident
  • encampment
  • figment
  • forint
  • gunflint
  • ifint
  • lucent
  • milicent
  • millicent
  • myoscint
  • penitent
  • pertinent

Example sentences of the word imprint


1. Noun, singular or mass
Look at the imprint and discuss how old it might be or what might have made it.

2. Verb, base form
If the litter remains together for 16 weeks, these dominance roles will imprint in the puppies' minds.

Quotes containing the word imprint


1. Even from their infancy we frame them to the sports of love: their instruction, behavior, attire, grace, learning and all their words azimuth only at love, respects only affection. Their nurses and their keepers imprint no other thing in them.
- Michel de Montaigne

2. When we come face-to-face with one down a dark alley, we're going to be having a shufti to see if it's solid, aren't we, we're not going to be asking, 'Excuse me, are you the imprint of a departed soul?
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

3. One discovers that destiny can be diverted, that one does not have to remain in bondage to the first wax imprint made on childhood sensibilities. Once the deforming mirror has been smashed, there is a possibility of wholeness. There is a possibility of joy.
- Anaïs Nin

2. imprint

noun. ['ˌɪmˈprɪnt, ˈɪmprɪnt'] a distinctive influence.

Antonyms

  • inferior

Etymology

  • empreinte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • empreinter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. imprint

noun. ['ˌɪmˈprɪnt, ˈɪmprɪnt'] an identification of a publisher; a publisher's name along with the date and address and edition that is printed at the bottom of the title page.

Antonyms

  • neurotic depression

Etymology

  • empreinte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • empreinter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. imprint

noun. ['ˌɪmˈprɪnt, ˈɪmprɪnt'] a concavity in a surface produced by pressing.

Synonyms

  • concave shape
  • incurvature
  • incurvation
  • dent
  • seam
  • prick
  • droop
  • chap
  • sag
  • cranny
  • crevice
  • crack
  • concavity
  • dimple
  • impression
  • incision
  • channel
  • depression
  • slit
  • scratch
  • crease
  • furrow
  • crinkle
  • line
  • dip
  • groove
  • fissure

Antonyms

  • high
  • euphoria
  • happiness
  • anticyclone

Etymology

  • empreinte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • empreinter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. imprint

noun. ['ˌɪmˈprɪnt, ˈɪmprɪnt'] a device produced by pressure on a surface.

Synonyms

  • impression

Antonyms

  • unbend
  • disjoin

Etymology

  • empreinte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • empreinter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. imprint

verb. ['ˌɪmˈprɪnt, ˈɪmprɪnt'] mark or stamp with or as if with pressure.

Synonyms

  • change surface
  • boss
  • emboss
  • stamp
  • press

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • natural object
  • curve
  • straight line

Etymology

  • empreinte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • empreinter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. imprint

noun. ['ˌɪmˈprɪnt, ˈɪmprɪnt'] an impression produced by pressure or printing.

Synonyms

  • embossment
  • impression

Antonyms

  • take away
  • highland
  • natural elevation

Etymology

  • empreinte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • empreinter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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