conscribe


con·scribe

verb \kən-ˈskrīb\
con·scribedcon·scrib·ing

Definition of CONSCRIBE

transitive verb
1
:  limit, circumscribe <ill-health … conscribed the force of his intentions — Times Literary Supplement>
2
:  conscript

Examples of CONSCRIBE

  1. <young men worried about whether they would be conscribed to fight in this latest conflict>

Origin of CONSCRIBE

Latin conscribere
First Known Use: 1613

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