transcribe: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (tran-skr?b'), [key]
? -scribed, -scrib•ing.
  1. to make a written copy, esp. a typewritten copy, of (dictated material, notes taken during a lecture, or other spoken material).
  2. to make an exact copy of (a document, text, etc.).
  3. to write out in another language or alphabet; translate or transliterate: to transcribe Chinese into English characters.
  4. to represent (speech sounds) in written phonetic or phonemic symbols.
  5. to make a recording of (a program, announcement, etc.) for broadcasting.
  6. to arrange (a composition) for a medium other than that for which it was originally written.
  7. to effect genetic transcription of (a DNA molecule template).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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