Meaning of 'imprint'

Find the meaning of the word ‘imprint’

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Meaning of ‘imprint’

7 definitions found.



a device produced by pressure on a surface


a distinctive influence

Example: "English still bears the imprint of the Norman invasion."


an impression produced by pressure or printing

Example: "I used a stamp to make an imprint of my address on the envelope."


an identification of a publisher

Example: "All my books have an imprint at the front."


a concavity in a surface produced by pressing

Example: "I left an imprint on the chair where I had been sitting."


to mark or stamp with or as if with pressure

Example: "I imprinted the logo onto the letter."


to establish or impress firmly in the mind

Example: "We imprint our ideas onto our children."

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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