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English noun: Scribe

1. Scribe (person) French playwright (1791-1861)


SynonymsAugustin Eugene Scribe


Instance hypernymdramatist, playwright

2. scribe (person) informal terms for journalists


Synonymspenman, scribbler


Broader (hypernym)journalist

3. scribe (person) someone employed to make written copies of documents and manuscripts


Synonymscopyist, scrivener


Broader (hypernym)employee


Instance hyponymEzra

4. scribe (artifact) a sharp-pointed awl for marking wood or metal to be cut


Synonymsscratch awl, scriber


Broader (hypernym)awl


English verb: scribe

1. scribe (contact) score a line on with a pointed instrument, as in metalworking


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)mark, nock, score









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