Synonyms of carve in English:

carve


See definition of carve

verb

1‘he used to carve horn handles for walking sticks’

SYNONYMS
sculpt, sculpture
cut, chisel, hew, whittle, chip, hack, slash
form, shape, fashion

2‘I carved my initials on the tree’

SYNONYMS
engrave, etch, notch, cut in, incise, score, print, mark
ANTONYMS

erase

3‘he stood carving the roast chicken’

SYNONYMS
slice, cut up, chop, dice

Phrases

    carve something up

    ‘the Empire was carved up into three kingdoms’


    SYNONYMS

    divide, partition, parcel out, apportion, subdivide, split up, break up, separate out, segregate, measure out

    share out, dole out

    informal

    divvy up

    ANTONYMS

    unify, reunify