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scribe

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of scribe

  1. 1 one who writes from dictation or copies manuscripts <variations between the different manuscripts attest to the fallibility of the scribes who transmitted them> Synonyms amanuensis, calligrapher, copyist, penman, scrivener

  2. 2 an official whose job is to keep records <the scribe keeps the minutes of the club's meetings> Synonyms register, registrar, clerk, secretaryRelated Words archivist, bookkeeper, recorder, reporter, transcriptionist; annalist, chronicler, documenter, historian

  3. 3 a person who creates a written work <a book of dusty poems by some now-forgotten scribe> Synonyms litterateur (or littérateur), pen, penman, author, scrivener, writerRelated Words auteur, belletrist (also belle-lettrist), stylist, wordsmith; coauthor, coscenarist, cowriter; ghostwriter, hack, hatchet man, scribbler, wordmonger; biographer, hagiographer; autobiographer, memoirist, memorialist; fabulist, fictioneer, fictionist, novelist, romancer, storyteller; essayist, pamphleteer, satirist; dramatist, playwright, scenarist, screenwriter, scriptwriter; prosaist, prosateur, proser; bard, poet, rhymer, versifier; blogger, columnist, journalist, newspaperman, paragrapher, reporter, sportswriterAntonyms nonauthor


scribe

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of scribe

  1. to mark with or as if with a line or groove <carefully scribed two lines into the wood> Synonyms groove, score, seamRelated Words abrade, file, graze, mill, rasp, scarify, scratch; bevel, chamfer, flute



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