conscribe

verb con·scribe \ kən-ˈskrīb \

Definition of conscribe

conscribed; conscribing
1 : limit, circumscribe
  • ill-health … conscribed the force of his intentions
  • The Times Literary Supplement (London)
2 : conscript

Examples of conscribe in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of conscribe

Latin conscribere

conscribe Synonyms

Synonyms

conscript, draft, levy;

Near Antonyms

discharge, muster out;



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