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  1. tran·scribe
    IPA[tran(t)ˈskrīb]
  2. verb

    • 1. put (thoughts, speech, or data) into written or printed form:

      each interview was taped and transcribed
    • 2. transliterate (foreign characters) or write or type out (shorthand, notes, or other abbreviated forms) into ordinary characters or full sentences.

      Synonym : write out, copy out, write/copy in full, put in writing, set down, take down, type out, print out, put on paper, commit to paper, reproduce, transliterate, interpret, translate, render, convert, write up, rewrite, engross
    • 3. arrange (a piece of music) for a different instrument, voice, or group of these:

      his largest early work was transcribed for organ
    • 4. synthesize (a nucleic acid, typically RNA) using an existing nucleic acid, typically DNA, as a template, thus copying the genetic information in the latter.

  3. Variation

    • v.: verb: transcribe, 3rd person present: transcribes, gerund or present participle: transcribing, past tense: transcribed, past participle: transcribed

    • verb

      put (thoughts, speech, or data) into written or printed form:

      transliterate (foreign characters) or write or type out (shorthand, notes, or other abbreviated forms) into ordinary characters or full sentences:

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