[ UK /tɹænskɹˈa‍ɪb/ ]
[ US /tɹænsˈkɹaɪb/ ]
  1. write out from speech, notes, etc.
    Transcribe the oral history of this tribe
  2. rewrite in a different script
    The Sanskrit text had to be transliterated
  3. convert the genetic information in (a strand of DNA) into a strand of RNA, especially messenger RNA
  4. rewrite or arrange a piece of music for an instrument or medium other than that originally intended
  5. make a phonetic transcription of
    The anthropologist transcribed the sentences of the native informant
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How To Use transcribe In A Sentence

  • Barshai transcribed the Eighth Quartet for chamber orchestra under the composer's supervision.
  • Just the chance to transcribe the manuscripts was the most fantastic luck, the greatest thing that's ever happened to me.
  • This second-hand or transcribed social history isn't "parodic," just misconceived, and testimony (if any is needed) to the increasing inability to discern what our disciplinary base actually is in "literary-and-cultural studies," and why it matters that we cannot and should not be simply pale echoes of better-equipped social historians like Colley herself. Presentism and the Archives
  • Indeed, the Sonata in G essentially transcribes an earlier work for two flutes and continuo.
  • Rather, it is a final redaction of sources ranging from the Red Book of Westmarch, to Elvish Chronicles, to Gondorian records, to tales of Rohirrim which were only transcribed centuries later.
  • the message was transcribed literatim
  • There are four popular Chopin items, the first set of the Schubert Impromptus, and Ravel's La Valse as transcribed by the composer for piano solo.
  • All interviews were then transcribed verbatim (with the exception of minor phrases such as ‘uh-huh’).
  • Once, indeed, he guides her hand to transcribe in a book the words of her exaltation, the Ave, and the Magnificat, and the Gaude Maria, and the young angels, glad to rouse her for a moment from her dejection, are eager to hold the inkhorn and to support the book. English literary criticism
  • Making all allowance for the older sources utilised, and to a large extent transcribed word for word, in Judges, Samuel, and Kings, we find that apart from the Pentateuch the preexilic portion of the Old Testament amounts in bulk to little more than the half of the entire volume. Prolegomena
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