What does the word transcribe mean?

    Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To write over again; copy or recopy.

Usage examples for transcribe

  1. I will transcribe the very words of the order, which was in these terms: " May it be happy and propitious. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  2. Having this same confession to make, and obeying a different means from Moses and the apostles, a means which few could understand, what remained but to transcribe the sublimest verbal record men knew, and tell them that that was a free translation of his thought. – Early Letters of George Wm. Curtis by G. W. Curtis, ed. George Willis Cooke
  3. It has been necessary to transcribe in a reduced form the teaching of Ferishtah, for this is the clearest record left by Browning of his own beliefs on the most important of all subjects, this is an essential part of his criticism of life, and at the same time it is little less than a passage of autobiography. – Robert Browning by Edward Dowden