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transcribe

tran·scribe

transcribe

 
 
pronunciation:
traen skraIb
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Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: transcribed, transcribes, transcribing
definition 1: to write or type a copy or full version of (something dictated or heard, shorthand notes, or the like).
The court reporter transcribes the statements made during the court session.
similar words:
take
definition 2: to adapt by translation into another language.
similar words:
render, translate
definition 3: to adapt (a musical composition) to a different instrument or group than it was originally written for.
definition 4: to record for later broadcast or other use.
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derivation: transcriber (n.)
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