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Synonyms for carving
ˈkɑr vɪŋcarv·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. carvingnoun

    a sculpture created by removing material (as wood or ivory or stone) in order to create a desired shape

    Synonyms:
    cutting, sculpture

  2. carving, cuttingnoun

    removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape

    Synonyms:
    clipping, thinning, cutting off, film editing, slip, press clipping, cut, cutting, sculpture, newspaper clipping, press cutting

  3. sculpture, carvingnoun

    creating figures or designs in three dimensions

    Synonyms:
    sculpture, cutting

Editors Contribution

  1. desire

    Submitted by acronimous on March 24, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. carvingnoun

    Synonyms:
    sculpture (in wood or ivory)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. carvingnoun

    Synonyms:
    sculpture (in wood or ivory), anaglyptics, anaglyphy

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "carving":

    sculpture, sculptures, carvings, engraving, sculpting

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How to use carving in a sentence?

  1. Christopher Swain:

    How about now that we have it on the 'Superfund' list, we turn the Gowanus Canal into a jewel, it could be something amazing. Carving through the most expensive real estate in this world.

  2. Drew Allan Cicconi:

    Looking at the waves, cresting then hitting the shore, only to retreat ignominiously back to sea, it reminded me that people are like waves. Their moods shift and turn, then crest before hitting the shore, and only some of the lucky few can ride that wave standing up, smoothly carving an intricate pattern as he or she rides towards a sun blanched shore. At times like this, I always like to quote from Macbeth’s soliloquy in act 5, scene 5 of William Shakespeare's Macbeth, when Macbeth heard of his wife’s death.

  3. Brady Smith:

    I can say that the issue of people carving their names and other things in rocks in the Sedona and surrounding area is always a challenge we face, and (we) try to inform people about its destructive nature. we have found that when one person carves something, it encourages others to carve.

  4. Meghan Markle:

    They were so sweet and funny, i just found them very inspiring. They’re carving out their own lives. They’re carving out their lives for their kids.

  5. Anais Nin:

    We are like sculptors, constantly carving out of others the image we long for, need, love or desire, often against reality, against their benefit, and always, in the end, a disappointment, because it does not fit them.

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