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su·per·scribe

 (so͞o′pər-skrīb′)
tr.v. su·per·scribed, su·per·scrib·ing, su·per·scribes
1. To write on the outside or upper part of (a letter, for example).
2. To write (a name or an address, for example) on the top or outside.

[Latin superscrībere, to write over : super-, super- + scrībere, to write; see skrībh- in Indo-European roots.]

superscribe

(ˌsuːpəˈskraɪb)
vb
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (tr) to write (an inscription, name, etc) above, on top of, or outside
[C16: from Latin superscrībere, from super- + scrībere to write]

su•per•scribe

(ˈsu pərˌskraɪb, ˌsu pərˈskraɪb)

v.t. -scribed, -scrib•ing.
1. to write (words, one's name, an address, etc.) above or on something.
2. to inscribe or engrave at the top or on the outside or surface of.
[1590–1600; < Latin superscrībere=super- super- + scrībere to write]

superscribe


Past participle: superscribed
Gerund: superscribing

Imperative
superscribe
superscribe
Present
I superscribe
you superscribe
he/she/it superscribes
we superscribe
you superscribe
they superscribe
Preterite
I superscribed
you superscribed
he/she/it superscribed
we superscribed
you superscribed
they superscribed
Present Continuous
I am superscribing
you are superscribing
he/she/it is superscribing
we are superscribing
you are superscribing
they are superscribing
Present Perfect
I have superscribed
you have superscribed
he/she/it has superscribed
we have superscribed
you have superscribed
they have superscribed
Past Continuous
I was superscribing
you were superscribing
he/she/it was superscribing
we were superscribing
you were superscribing
they were superscribing
Past Perfect
I had superscribed
you had superscribed
he/she/it had superscribed
we had superscribed
you had superscribed
they had superscribed
Future
I will superscribe
you will superscribe
he/she/it will superscribe
we will superscribe
you will superscribe
they will superscribe
Future Perfect
I will have superscribed
you will have superscribed
he/she/it will have superscribed
we will have superscribed
you will have superscribed
they will have superscribed
Future Continuous
I will be superscribing
you will be superscribing
he/she/it will be superscribing
we will be superscribing
you will be superscribing
they will be superscribing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been superscribing
you have been superscribing
he/she/it has been superscribing
we have been superscribing
you have been superscribing
they have been superscribing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been superscribing
you will have been superscribing
he/she/it will have been superscribing
we will have been superscribing
you will have been superscribing
they will have been superscribing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been superscribing
you had been superscribing
he/she/it had been superscribing
we had been superscribing
you had been superscribing
they had been superscribing
Conditional
I would superscribe
you would superscribe
he/she/it would superscribe
we would superscribe
you would superscribe
they would superscribe
Past Conditional
I would have superscribed
you would have superscribed
he/she/it would have superscribed
we would have superscribed
you would have superscribed
they would have superscribed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.superscribe - write on the top or outside; "superscribe one's name and address"
write - mark or trace on a surface; "The artist wrote Chinese characters on a big piece of white paper"; "Russian is written with the Cyrillic alphabet"
2.superscribe - write on the outside or upper part of; "superscribe an envelope"
write - mark or trace on a surface; "The artist wrote Chinese characters on a big piece of white paper"; "Russian is written with the Cyrillic alphabet"

superscribe

verb
To mark (a written communication) with its destination:
Translations

superscribe

vt one’s name etcobenan setzen; document etcbeschriften, überschreiben