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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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A better book than I shall ever write was there; leaf after leaf presenting itself to me, just as it was written out by the reality of the flitting hour, and vanishing as fast as written, only because my brain wanted the insight, and my hand the cunning, to transcribe it.
His conversation was in free and easy defiance of Murray's Grammar,[1] and was garnished at convenient intervals with various profane expressions, which not even the desire to be graphic in our account shall induce us to transcribe.
As I have a partiality for her songs, I transcribe this Hymn of the Daughters of Aphrodite, which you must try to imagine transfigured by her voice and the sunset.
But the Square is so unaccustomed to the use of the moral terminology of Spaceland that I should be doing him an injustice if I were literally to transcribe his defence against this charge.
The free trappers are a more independent class; and in describing them, we shall do little more than transcribe the graphic description of them by Captain Bonneville.
At this point I propose to transcribe some notes I made at the time in little black books which I have hunted up in the litter of the past; very cheap, common little note-books that by the lapse of years have acquired a touching dimness of aspect, the frayed, worn- out dignity of documents.
What can I do better than transcribe his narrative--head-lines and all?
And the reason is, that my secretary cannot transcribe Sweet, having been perforce taught in the schools of Pitman.
7] If the invasion of the legitimate sphere of prose in England by the spirit of poetry, weaker or stronger, has been something far deeper than is indicated by that tendency to write unconscious blank verse, which has made it feasible to transcribe about one-half of Dickens's otherwise so admirable Barnaby Rudge in blank-verse lines, a tendency (outdoing our old friend M.
That is, in truth--I am permitted to say, because there cannot be any author's vanity in all this, since I do nothing more than transcribe facts on which an exceptional documentation enables me to throw a new light--that is because, in truth, I do not know that, in the domain of reality or imagination, one can discover or recall to mind anything comparable, in its mystery, with the natural mystery of The Yellow Room.
He often used to speak of the ecstatic mood in which he wrote "Zarathustra"; how in his walks over hill and dale the ideas would crowd into his mind, and how he would note them down hastily in a note-book from which he would transcribe them on his return, sometimes working till midnight.
I transcribe the thing as I see it before me, all in one breath that took away mine; but I leave out the initials at the end, which completed the surprise.