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Verb: transcribe  tran'skrIb
  1. Write out from speech, notes, etc.
    "Transcribe the oral history of this tribe"
     
  2. Rewrite in a different script
    "The Sanskrit text had to be transcribed";
    - transliterate
     
  3. (music) rewrite or arrange a piece of music for an instrument or medium other than that originally intended
     
  4. Make a phonetic transcription of
    "The anthropologist transcribed the sentences of the native informant"
     
  5. (biochemistry) convert the genetic information in (a strand of DNA) into a strand of RNA, especially messenger RNA

Derived forms: transcribed, transcribing, transcribes

Type of: accommodate, adapt, convert, get down, put down, rewrite, set down, write down

Encyclopedia: Transcribe