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Definition 1: convert the genetic information in (a strand of DNA) into a strand of RNA, especially messenger RNA - [verb of change]

(transcribe is a kind of ...) change the nature, purpose, or function of something

"convert lead into gold" "convert hotels into jails" "convert slaves to laborers"

(transcribe belongs to category ...) the organic chemistry of compounds and processes occurring in organisms; the effort to understand biology within the context of chemistry

Definition 2: rewrite in a different script - [verb of communication]

Samples where transcribe or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The Sanskrit text had to be transliterated

Synonyms for transcribe in the sense of this definition

(transcribe is a kind of ...) write differently; alter the writing of

"The student rewrote his thesis"

(... is a kind of transcribe ) write in the Latin alphabet

"many shops in Japan now carry neon signs with Romanized names"

(... is a kind of transcribe ) transcribe in braille

Definition 3: write out from speech, notes, etc. - [verb of communication]

Samples where transcribe or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Transcribe the oral history of this tribe

(transcribe is a kind of ...) put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.

Definition 4: make a phonetic transcription of - [verb of communication]

Samples where transcribe or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The anthropologist transcribed the sentences of the native informant

(transcribe is a kind of ...) write differently; alter the writing of

"The student rewrote his thesis"

Definition 5: rewrite or arrange a piece of music for an instrument or medium other than that originally intended - [verb of creation]

(transcribe is a kind of ...) make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose

"Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country"

(transcribe belongs to category ...) any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds

"he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes"

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