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tran·scribe

 (trăn-skrīb′)
tr.v. tran·scribed, tran·scrib·ing, tran·scribes
1. To make a full written or typewritten copy of (dictated material, for example).
2. Computers To transfer (information) from one recording and storing system to another.
3. Music
a. To adapt or arrange (a composition) for a voice or instrument other than the original.
b. To translate (a composition) from one notational system to another.
c. To reduce (live or recorded music) to notation.
4. To record, usually on tape, for broadcast at a later date.
5. Linguistics To represent (speech sounds) by phonetic symbols.
6. To translate or transliterate.
7. Biology To cause (DNA) to undergo transcription.

[Latin trānscrībere : trāns-, trans- + scrībere, to write; see skrībh- in Indo-European roots.]

tran·scrib′a·ble adj.
tran·scrib′er n.

transcribe

(trænˈskraɪb)
vb (tr)
1. to write, type, or print out fully from speech, notes, etc
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) to make a phonetic transcription of
3. to transliterate or translate
4. (Broadcasting) to make an electrical recording of (a programme or speech) for a later broadcast
5. (Music, other) music to rewrite (a piece of music) for an instrument or medium other than that originally intended; arrange
6. (Computer Science) computing
a. to transfer (information) from one storage device, such as punched cards, to another, such as magnetic tape
b. to transfer (information) from a computer to an external storage device
7. (Biochemistry) (usually passive) biochem to convert the genetic information in (a strand of DNA) into a strand of RNA, esp messenger RNA. See also genetic code, translate6
[C16: from Latin transcrībere, from trans- + scrībere to write]
tranˈscribable adj
tranˈscriber n

tran•scribe

(trænˈskraɪb)

v.t. -scribed, -scrib•ing.
1. to make a written or typed copy of (spoken material).
2. to make an exact copy of (a document, text, etc.).
3. to write out in another language or alphabet; translate or transliterate.
4. to represent (speech sounds) in written phonetic symbols.
5. to make a recording of (a program, announcement, etc.) for broadcasting.
6. to make a musical transcription of.
7. to cause to undergo genetic transcription.
[1545–55; < Latin trānscrībere=trāns- trans- + scrībere to write]
tran•scrib′er, n.

transcribe


Past participle: transcribed
Gerund: transcribing

Imperative
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transcribe
Present
I transcribe
you transcribe
he/she/it transcribes
we transcribe
you transcribe
they transcribe
Preterite
I transcribed
you transcribed
he/she/it transcribed
we transcribed
you transcribed
they transcribed
Present Continuous
I am transcribing
you are transcribing
he/she/it is transcribing
we are transcribing
you are transcribing
they are transcribing
Present Perfect
I have transcribed
you have transcribed
he/she/it has transcribed
we have transcribed
you have transcribed
they have transcribed
Past Continuous
I was transcribing
you were transcribing
he/she/it was transcribing
we were transcribing
you were transcribing
they were transcribing
Past Perfect
I had transcribed
you had transcribed
he/she/it had transcribed
we had transcribed
you had transcribed
they had transcribed
Future
I will transcribe
you will transcribe
he/she/it will transcribe
we will transcribe
you will transcribe
they will transcribe
Future Perfect
I will have transcribed
you will have transcribed
he/she/it will have transcribed
we will have transcribed
you will have transcribed
they will have transcribed
Future Continuous
I will be transcribing
you will be transcribing
he/she/it will be transcribing
we will be transcribing
you will be transcribing
they will be transcribing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been transcribing
you have been transcribing
he/she/it has been transcribing
we have been transcribing
you have been transcribing
they have been transcribing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been transcribing
you will have been transcribing
he/she/it will have been transcribing
we will have been transcribing
you will have been transcribing
they will have been transcribing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been transcribing
you had been transcribing
he/she/it had been transcribing
we had been transcribing
you had been transcribing
they had been transcribing
Conditional
I would transcribe
you would transcribe
he/she/it would transcribe
we would transcribe
you would transcribe
they would transcribe
Past Conditional
I would have transcribed
you would have transcribed
he/she/it would have transcribed
we would have transcribed
you would have transcribed
they would have transcribed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.transcribe - write out from speech, notes, etc.transcribe - write out from speech, notes, etc.; "Transcribe the oral history of this tribe"
set down, write down, get down, put down - put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.
2.transcribe - rewrite in a different scripttranscribe - rewrite in a different script; "The Sanskrit text had to be transliterated"
Latinise, Latinize, Romanise, Romanize - write in the Latin alphabet; "many shops in Japan now carry neon signs with Romanized names"
braille - transcribe in braille
rewrite - write differently; alter the writing of; "The student rewrote his thesis"
3.transcribe - rewrite or arrange a piece of music for an instrument or medium other than that originally intendedtranscribe - rewrite or arrange a piece of music for an instrument or medium other than that originally intended
euphony, music - any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds; "he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes"
adapt, accommodate - make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country"
4.transcribe - make a phonetic transcription oftranscribe - make a phonetic transcription of; "The anthropologist transcribed the sentences of the native informant"
rewrite - write differently; alter the writing of; "The student rewrote his thesis"
5.transcribe - convert the genetic information in (a strand of DNA) into a strand of RNA, especially messenger RNA
biochemistry - the organic chemistry of compounds and processes occurring in organisms; the effort to understand biology within the context of chemistry
convert - change the nature, purpose, or function of something; "convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to laborers"

transcribe

verb
1. write out, reproduce, take down, copy out, note, transfer, set out, rewrite Every telephone call will be recorded and transcribed.
2. translate, interpret, render, transliterate He decided to transcribe the work for piano.
Translations
átír

transcribe

[trænˈskraɪb] VTtranscribir, copiar

transcribe

[trænˈskraɪb] vttranscrire

transcribe

vt manuscriptsabschreiben, transkribieren; (from shorthand) → (in Langschrift) übertragen; speech, proceedings, interview etcniederschreiben, mitschreiben; (Mus) → transkribieren; to transcribe something phoneticallyetw in phonetische (Um)schrift übertragen

transcribe

[trænˈskraɪb] vttrascrivere
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Indeed, there is very little need of being particular in describing the whole form, as it differed so little from those libations of which so much is recorded in antient authors and their modern transcribers.
City of Manhattan Beach will provide the encoder to insert captioning into the broadcast stream and equipment to transmit meeting audio to the transcribers.
org, which includes all the Welsh place names gathered by that project: existing cymru1900 transcribers can log in using their existing account information.
A team of hardworking and dedicated transcribers and other specialists of areas such as IT, Quality Control, etc.
At the mercy of transcribers my great uncle Willie becomes great aunt Millie; my great-great grandfather Patrick becomes Louisa and, low and behold, in the newly released 1939 register, my English great grandmother Martha Anne Fawcett is transcribed as Arthur and becomes my great grandfather.
Hundreds of teachers and transcribers have taken part in training through national organizations such as the Hadley School for the Blind and the National Braille Association, through workshops sponsored by their own state departments of education or state chapters of the Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER) or under the auspices of other national and state-wide entities such as schools for the blind or their outreach departments.
Relying upon and building from the work of early transcribers and cemetery studies, David Hemmings has amassed a comprehensive database of headstones and burials.
Two choices the transcribers made surprised this reviewer.
And the move looks set to see job losses among the 52 transcribers who type up the conversations.
Since then, Tucker has hired several transcriber trainees who he is mentoring to become full-time transcribers.
The extensive commentaries examine the treatise in terms of the scientific content and in how Hippocrates (and his transcribers and translators) used language to describe that content.
com is looking for few good transcribers to help it post tens of millions of historical records online for the first time.