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English verb: transcribe

1. transcribe (communication) write out from speech, notes, etc.

SamplesTranscribe the oral history of this tribe.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)get down, put down, set down, write down

2. transcribe (communication) rewrite in a different script

SamplesThe Sanskrit text had to be transliterated.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)rewrite

Narrower (hyponym)braille, Latinise, Latinize, Romanise, Romanize

3. transcribe (creation) rewrite or arrange a piece of music for an instrument or medium other than that originally intended

ExamplesDid he transcribe his major works over a short period of time?

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)accommodate, adapt

Domain categoryeuphony, music

4. transcribe (communication) make a phonetic transcription of

SamplesThe anthropologist transcribed the sentences of the native informant.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)rewrite

5. transcribe (change) convert the genetic information in (a strand of DNA) into a strand of RNA, especially messenger RNA

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)convert

Domain categorybiochemistry

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