ADJ. faded | famous | dedicatory, funerary, memorial, monumental | Greek, Latin, etc.
VERB + INSCRIPTION bear, carry, have The monument carries the inscription: ‘To the fallen in two world wars’. | carve, engrave an inscription carved in the stone
INSCRIPTION + VERB bear sth, read sth, record sth, say sth, show sth, tell sb sth The inscription bears the date 1655. The simple inscription on her grave reads: ‘She sleeps in peace.’