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Definition write out from speech, notes, etc.;
or: rewrite in a different script;
or: rewrite or arrange a piece of music for an instrument or medium other than that originally intended;
or: make a phonetic transcription of;
or: convert the genetic information in (a strand of DNA) into a strand of RNA, especially messenger RNA
  • Transcribe the oral history of this tribe
  • I prefer to file my taxes electronically to minimize the chances of an IRS employee making an error while transcribing numbers into their computer.
  • Sydelle Pulaski settled down to transcribing her shorthand to Polish, then from Polish to English.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • transcribing = translating in writing
  • It's time I transcribed those notes.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • transcribed = translate in writing
  • The secretary had not yet transcribed the shorthand, but she had read it through several times before hiding the notebook in a safe place.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • transcribed = translated in writing
  • He has transcribed the images and conversations as he remembers them.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Monster
  • If it would be of any service your way I will get it transcribed and send it to you.
    Abigail Adams  --  Remember the Ladies
  • [Transcriber's Note: Page 70 [l.
    Unknown  --  Beowulf
  • Lynn Moody, the woman who had transcribed Louie's broadcast, had arranged for a recording of it to be sent to the Zamperinis.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • They asked me to come here to transcribe the Books.
    Ted Dekker  --  White: The Great Pursuit
  • I'll have them transcribed for study—all I have so far are the coded summaries Comrade Stuart sent up.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • They were signed by the radioman's assistant, a Seaman Philip Milholland—he'd transcribed the radio transmissions.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • I declare I swell with pride as these august names are transcribed by my pen, and I think in what brilliant company my dear Becky is moving.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • Photographs, surveillance reports, detailed allegations, linked names, transcribed tapes—wiretaps, bugs, break-ins.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Eddie and Stink offered a description, which Captain Rhallon painstakingly transcribed into his notebook.
    Tim O'Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • Mac ingeniously hid the transcribed version of the manuscript inside the binding of a number of notebooks he used for his studies.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • SHAKESPEARE;[525] OR, THE POET [Transcriber's Note: Shakspeare is spelled as "Shakspeare" as well as "Shakespeare" in this book.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • He stared at the blank white expanse for a moment, then dipped a quill in ink and began to transcribe a column of glyphs.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • Langdon picked up the pencil and carefully transcribed Dürer's numbered magic square onto the slip of paper, directly beside the lettered square.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • I'll transcribe them and email them to you."
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went

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