|Origin:||transcribere, from scribere 'to write'|
to write down something exactly as it was said:
A secretary transcribed the witnesses' statements.
to write an exact copy of something:
He had been asked to transcribe an ancient manuscript.
to represent speech sounds with phonetic symbols
to change a piece of writing into the alphabet of another language
transcribe something into something
The book has been transcribed into braille.
to arrange a piece of music for a different instrument or voice
transcribe something for something
a piece transcribed for piano
to copy recorded music, speech etc from one system to another, for example from tape to CD