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transitive verb su·per·scribed, su·per·scrib·ing, su·per·scribes
- To write on the outside or upper part of (a letter, for example).
- To write (a name or an address, for example) on the top or outside.
Origin: Latin superscrībere, to write over : super-, super- + scrībere, to write; see skrībh- in Indo-European roots.