Transcribe

  • 1 Transcribe — Tran*scribe (tr[a^]n*skr[imac]b ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Transcribed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Transcribing}.] [L. transcribere, transcriptum; trans across, over + scribere to write. See {Scribe}.] To write over again, or in the same words; to copy; as,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 transcribe — index copy, enter (record) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 transcribe …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 transcribe — (v.) 1550s, from L. transcribere to copy, write again in another place, write over, transfer, from trans over (see TRANS (Cf. trans )) + scribere write (see SCRIPT (Cf. script)). To do it poorly is to transcribble (1746). Related: Transcribed;… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 transcribe — [v] transfer to another medium copy out, decipher, duplicate, engross, interpret, note, record, render, reprint, reproduce, rewrite, set out, take down, tape, tape record, transfer, translate, transliterate, write out; concepts 79,125,171 …

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  • 5 transcribe — ► VERB 1) put (thoughts, speech, or data) into written or printed form. 2) make a copy of, especially in another alphabet or language. 3) arrange (a piece of music) for a different instrument, voice, etc. DERIVATIVES transcriber noun. ORIGIN… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 transcribe — [tran skrīb′] vt. transcribed, transcribing [L transcribere: see TRANS & SCRIBE] 1. to write out or type out in full (shorthand notes, a speech, etc.) 2. to represent (speech sounds) in phonetic or phonemic symbols 3. to translate or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 transcribe — v. 1) (D; tr.) to transcribe from; to (to transcribe testimony from a tape) 2) (D; intr., tr.) to transcribe in (to transcribe speech in phonetic script) * * * [træn skraɪb] to (to transcribe testimony from a tape) (D; tr.) to transcribe from (D; …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 8 transcribe — tran|scribe [trænˈskraıb] v [T] [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: transcribere, from scribere to write ] 1.) to write down something exactly as it was said ▪ A secretary transcribed the witnesses statements. 2.) to write an exact copy of… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 transcribe — [[t]trænskra͟ɪb[/t]] transcribes, transcribing, transcribed 1) VERB If you transcribe a speech or text, you write it out in a different form from the one in which it exists, for example by writing it out in full from notes or from a tape… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 transcribe — UK [trænˈskraɪb] / US verb [transitive] Word forms transcribe : present tense I/you/we/they transcribe he/she/it transcribes present participle transcribing past tense transcribed past participle transcribed 1) to write, type, or record something …

    English dictionary

  • 11 transcribe — /trænˈskraɪb / (say tran skruyb) verb (t) (transcribed, transcribing) 1. to make a copy of in writing: to transcribe a document. 2. to reproduce in writing or print as from speech. 3. to write out in other characters; transliterate: to transcribe …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 12 transcribe — transcriber, n. /tran skruyb /, v.t., transcribed, transcribing. 1. to make a written copy, esp. a typewritten copy, of (dictated material, notes taken during a lecture, or other spoken material). 2. to make an exact copy of (a document, text,… …

    Universalium

  • 13 transcribe — verb a) To convert a representation of language, typically speech but also sign language, etc., to another representation. The term now usually implies the conversion of speech to text by a human transcriptionist with the …

    Wiktionary

  • 14 transcribe — verb Transcribe is used with these nouns as the object: ↑text …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 transcribe — verb (T) formal 1 to write an exact copy of something: transcribing an ancient manuscript 2 to write down something exactly as it was said: A secretary transcribed the witnesses statements. 3 technical to represent speech sounds with special… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 transcribe — verb 1) each interview was taped and transcribed Syn: write out, write down, copy down, put in writing, put on paper, render 2) a person who can take and transcribe shorthand Syn: transliterate, interpret, translate …

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  • 17 transcribe — transitive verb (transcribed; transcribing) Etymology: Latin transcribere, from trans + scribere to write more at scribe Date: 1552 1. a. to make a written copy of b. to make a copy of (dictated or recorded matter) in longhand or on a machine (as …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 transcribe — tran·scribe tran(t)s krīb vt, tran·scribed; tran·scrib·ing to cause (as DNA) to undergo genetic transcription …

    Medical dictionary

  • 19 transcribe — Synonyms and related words: English, Photostat, Xerox, adapt, alphabet, alphabetize, arrange, capitalize, character, clone, compose, construe, copy, copy out, ditto, double, draft, draw up, dupe, duplicate, edit, enface, engross, facsimile,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 transcribe — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. copy, write, reproduce, engross; decode, decipher; transliterate, record. See interpretation. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. reprint, copy, decipher; see reproduce 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. write …

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