transcribe

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /trænˈskɹaɪb/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: tran‧scribe


Verb[change]

Plain form
transcribe

Third-person singular
transcribes

Past tense
transcribed

Past participle
transcribed

Present participle
transcribing

  1. To change a use of language (usually a speech, but it can also mean sign language or others), to another use. Today, it usually means to change a speech to written words by a human with the help of a computer.
    The doctor made several speeches today which she will transcribe into medical reports tomorrow.
  2. To make a change, usually from a doctor's speech to a computer file for printing.
  3. To make such a change, usually directly from live speech to a computer file. It is usually done in a courtroom by a court reporter.
  4. To move information from one recording media to another.
  5. (music) To note down live or recorded music.
  6. To make DNA change.
  7. To show speech by sound symbols.

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