conscribe

[ kuh n-skrahyb ]
/ kənˈskraɪb /

verb (used with object), con·scribed, con·scrib·ing.

to constrict or limit; circumscribe.
to force into military service; conscript.

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Origin of conscribe

1540–50; < Latin conscrībere to enroll, enlist, equivalent to con- con- + scrībere to write
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