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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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