1. adorned by inlays

illiterate person

  1. a person unable to read

    Synonyms : illiterate, nonreader
    Type Of : ignoramus, know nothing, uneducated person


  1. impossible to hear; imperceptible by the ear

    Synonyms : unhearable
    Antonyms : audible
    Examples :
    • an inaudible conversation


  1. concerned with or suggestive of ideas

    Synonyms : ideologic
    Examples :
    • ideological application of a theory
    • the drama's symbolism was very ideological
  2. of or pertaining to or characteristic of an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation


  1. being the exact same one; not any other:

    Synonyms : selfsame, very
    Examples :
    • this is the identical room we stayed in before
  2. exactly alike; incapable of being perceived as different

    Synonyms : indistinguishable
    Examples :
    • rows of identical houses
    • cars identical except for their license plates
  3. coinciding exactly when superimposed

    Synonyms : superposable
    Examples :
    • identical triangles
  4. (of twins) derived from a single egg or ovum

    Synonyms : monovular
    Antonyms : fraternal
    Examples :
    • identical twins are monovular
  5. having properties with uniform values along all axes


  1. made greater in size or amount or degree

    Antonyms : decreased


  1. mark with one's signature

    Synonyms : autograph
    Type Of : sign
  2. register formally as a participant or member

    Synonyms : enrol, enroll, enter, recruit
    Type Of : register
  3. carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface

    Synonyms : engrave, grave, scratch
    Type Of : chip at, carve
  4. convert ordinary language into code

    Synonyms : cipher, code, cypher, encipher, encrypt, write in code
    Type Of : encode
  5. address, (a work of literature) in a style less formal than a dedication

    Type Of : dedicate
  6. draw within a figure so as to touch in as many places as possible

    Type Of : trace, delineate, describe, line, draw
  7. write, engrave, or print as a lasting record

    Type Of : put down, enter, record


  1. teach doctrines to; teach uncritically

    Type Of : learn, instruct, teach
    Examples :
    • The Moonies indoctrinate their disciples


  1. cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution

    Synonyms : charge, commit, institutionalise, send
    Type Of : transfer


  1. the folding in of an outer layer so as to form a pocket in the surface

    Synonyms : infolding, intussusception, invagination
    Type Of : organic process, biological process
  2. the condition of being folded inward or sheathed

    Synonyms : invagination
    Type Of : condition
  3. (psychology) an introverted disposition; concern with one's own thoughts and feelings

    Antonyms : ambiversion, extraversion
    Type Of : unsociability, unsociableness