Definitions for: Transcribe

[v] convert the genetic information in (a strand of DNA) into a strand of RNA, esp. messenger RNA; in biochemistry
[v] rewrite in a different script;"The Sanskrit text had to be transliterated"
[v] make a phonetic transcription of; "The anthropologist transcribed the sentences of the native informant"
[v] write out from speech, notes, etc.; "Transcribe the oral history of this tribe"
[v] rewrite or arrange a piece of music for an instrument or medium other than that originally intended

Webster (1913) Definition: Tran*scribe" (tr[a^]n*skr[imac]b"), v. t. [imp. &
p. p. Transcribed; p. pr. & vb. n. Transcribing.] [L.
transcribere, transcriptum; trans across, over + scribere to
write. See Scribe.]
To write over again, or in the same words; to copy; as, to
transcribe Livy or Tacitus; to transcribe a letter.

Synonyms: transliterate

See Also: accommodate, adapt, braille, convert, get down, Latinise, Latinize, put down, rewrite, Romanise, Romanize, set down, write down

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