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Meaning of TRANSCRIBE

Pronunciation:  tran'skrIb

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  convert the genetic information in (a strand of DNA) into a strand of RNA, esp. messenger RNA; in biochemistry
  2. [v]  rewrite in a different script;"The Sanskrit text had to be transliterated"
  3. [v]  make a phonetic transcription of; "The anthropologist transcribed the sentences of the native informant"
  4. [v]  write out from speech, notes, etc.; "Transcribe the oral history of this tribe"
  5. [v]  rewrite or arrange a piece of music for an instrument or medium other than that originally intended
 

TRANSCRIBE is a 10 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: transliterate
 
 See Also: accommodate, adapt, braille, convert, get down, Latinise, Latinize, put down, rewrite, Romanise, Romanize, set down, write down

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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, to
transcribe Livy or Tacitus; to transcribe a letter.

 

 

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