1. write out from speech, notes, etc.

- Transcribe the oral history of this tribe

Definition categories: communication

2. rewrite in a different script

Similar word(s): transliterate

Definition categories: communication, rewrite

3. rewrite or arrange a piece of music for an instrument or medium other than that originally intended

Definition categories: creation, accommodate, adapt

4. make a phonetic transcription of

- The anthropologist transcribed the sentences of the native informant

Definition categories: communication, rewrite

5. convert the genetic information in (a strand of DNA) into a strand of RNA, especially messenger RNA

Definition categories: change, convert

Sentences with transcribe as a verb:

- The doctor made several recordings today which she will transcribe into medical reports tomorrow.