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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
transcribe
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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In transcribing his notes and fortifying their claim to attention by giving them something of an orderly arrangement, I have conscientiously refrained from embellishing them with such small ornaments of diction as I may have felt myself able to bestow, which would not only have been impertinent, even if pleasing, but would have given me a somewhat closer relation to the work than I should care to have and to avow.
It was much easier to chat than to study; much pleasanter to let her imagination range and work at Harriet's fortune, than to be labouring to enlarge her comprehension or exercise it on sober facts; and the only literary pursuit which engaged Harriet at present, the only mental provision she was making for the evening of life, was the collecting and transcribing all the riddles of every sort that she could meet with, into a thin quarto of hotpressed paper, made up by her friend, and ornamented with ciphers and trophies.
From this point onward I will follow the course of events by transcribing my own letters to Mr.
Still it seems to me that translation from one language into another, if it be not from the queens of languages, the Greek and the Latin, is like looking at Flemish tapestries on the wrong side; for though the figures are visible, they are full of threads that make them indistinct, and they do not show with the smoothness and brightness of the right side; and translation from easy languages argues neither ingenuity nor command of words, any more than transcribing or copying out one document from another.
We had over 20 people who volunteered their time to log on to the Smithsonian Transcription Center, check out the process, and try out transcribing a few documents.
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Climate researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are enlisting the National Archives and teams of citizen-scientists to help fill a big data gap by transcribing century-old ship logs from the Navy and Coast Guard.
A closing comment by the Dalai Lama on Wednesday was mistaken for a profanity by the person transcribing his remarks at a speech on peace.
states do not have a sufficient number of certified braille transcribers and hence use a variety of alternatively trained personnel for transcribing instructional materials in braille for students (Corn & Wall, 2002).
QA I have started doing a lot of interviews for my Website but I am still transcribing the information the old-fashioned way (via tape playback), which is time consuming.
The purpose of this paper was to discuss the importance of listening and to examine whether or not transcribing utterances in English using the Korean alphabet improved the accuracy in English sentences produced by a group of Korean college students.