## 28 Jun 2012

### DEFINING TRANSCRIBE, TRANSCRIPTION AND TRANSCRIPTIONIST

DEFINING TRANSCRIBE, TRANSCRIPTION AND TRANSCRIPTIONIST

According to Merriam -Webster,  transcribe is a transitive verb that means to make a copy of dictated or recorded matter in longhand or on a machine.

Transcription, on the other hand,  is a noun that denotes the act, process, or instance of transcribing.
It can also refer to the transcript  or copy.

A  transcriptionist is one that transcribes.