[ tran-skrahyb ]
/ trænˈskraɪb /

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


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Origin of transcribe

1545–55; < Latin trānscrībere to copy off, equivalent to trāns- trans- + scrībere to write. See scribe1

OTHER WORDS FROM transcribe Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for retranscribe

/ (trænˈskraɪb) /

verb (tr)

Derived forms of transcribe

transcribable, adjectivetranscriber, noun

Word Origin for transcribe

C16: from Latin transcrībere, from trans- + scrībere to write
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