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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The mark left by an object being pressed into or onto something

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Used as a noun, listen here, it means: The mark left by an object being pressed into or onto something. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To become fixed in your mind or memory so that you never forget.

Usage examples (41)
  • There are some people who leave impressions not so lasting as the imprint of an oar upon the water.
  • We imprint our ideas onto our children
  • English stills bears the imprint of the Norman invasion
  • The book was published under a distinguished imprint for more
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