An example of transcribe is to rewrite written notes into a summary of a meeting.
An example of transcribe is to arrange a piece of violin music for use by a flute.
The doctor made several recordings today which she will transcribe into medical reports tomorrow.
Origin of transcribe
- Latin trānscrībere trāns- trans- scrībere to write skrībh- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition