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Synonyms for carving
ˈkɑr vɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. carving(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    cutting, sculpture

  2. carving, cutting(noun)

    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, carving(noun)

    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. carving(n.)

    Synonyms:
    sculpture (in wood or ivory)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. carving(n)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "carving":

    sculpture, sculptures, carvings, engraving, sculpting

How to pronounce carving?

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How to say carving in sign language?

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How to use carving in a sentence?

  1. Randolph Bourne:

    Society is one vast conspiracy for carving one into the kind of statue likes, and then placing it in the most convenient niche it has.

  2. Paul Mangiamele:

    We’ll have a prime rib carving station and these big cast-iron doors where the prime rolls out, the optics will be impressive. It will smell great, look great, sound great.

  3. 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.

  4. Raymond Chandler:

    There was a desert wind blowing that night. It was one of those hot dry Santa Anas that come down through the mountain passes and curl your hair and make your nerves jump and your skin itch. On nights like that every booze party ends in a fight. Meek little wives feel the edge of the carving knife and study their husbands' necks. Anything can happen.

  5. Chris Weafer:

    Private banks are carving themselves out a position by increasing lending to large industrial companies, whereas they used to have to wait in a queue behind state banking giants, we are seeing the emergence of a new banking sector post-crisis.


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