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  • 1 Superscribe — Su per*scribe , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Superscribed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Superscribing}.] [L. superscribere, superscriptum; super over + scribere to write. See {Super }, and {Scribe}.] To write or engrave (a name, address, inscription, or the like)… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 superscribe — [so͞o′pər skrīb΄] vt. superscribed, superscribing [L superscribere: see SUPER & SCRIBE] to write, mark, or engrave (an inscription, name, etc.) at the top or on an outer surface of (something); specif., to write (a name, address, etc.) on (an… …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 superscribe — /sooh peuhr skruyb , sooh peuhr skruyb /, v.t., superscribed, superscribing. 1. to write (words, letters, one s name, address, etc.) above or on something. 2. to inscribe or mark with writing at the top or on the outside or surface of; put an… …

    Universalium

  • 4 superscribe — transitive verb ( scribed; scribing) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin superscribere, from super + scribere to write more at scribe Date: 15th century 1. to write (as a name or address) on the outside or cover of ; address 2. to write or… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 5 superscribe — verb /suːpəˈskɹʌɪb/ a) to write on the exterior of, the surface of, or above. He superscribed each character with its Latin alphabet equivalent. b) to write (something) on the exterior of an object, such as a document or an envelope. His wife… …

    Wiktionary

  • 6 Superscribe — Надписывать …

    Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • 7 superscribe — Synonyms and related words: address, copy, copy out, direct, draft, draw up, edit, enface, engross, inscribe, make a recension, make out, pen, pencil, push the pen, put in writing, recense, record, revise, rewrite, scribe, scrive, scroll, spill… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 8 superscribe — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To mark (a written communication) with its destination: address, direct. See START …

    English dictionary for students

  • 9 superscribe — v. write on the top or outside of (of a book, letter, etc.) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 10 superscribe — verb 1》 write or print (an inscription) at the top of or on the outside of a document. 2》 write or print (a character, word, or line) above an existing one. Derivatives superscription noun Origin C15: from L. superscribere, from super over +… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 11 superscribe — su·per·scribe …

    English syllables

  • 12 superscribe — su•per•scribe [[t]ˈsu pərˌskraɪb, ˌsu pərˈskraɪb[/t]] v. t. scribed, scrib•ing 1) to write (words, one s name, an address, etc.) above or on something 2) to inscribe or engrave at the top or on the outside or surface of • Etymology: 1590–1600;… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 superscribe — /ˈsupəskraɪb/ (say soohpuhskruyb) verb (t) (superscribed, superscribing) 1. to write (words, letters, one s name, etc.) above or on something. 2. to inscribe or mark (something) with writing at the top or on the outside or surface; put an… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 14 superscribe —   v.t. write on top or at head.    ♦ superscript, a. written above.    ♦ superscription, n …

    Dictionary of difficult words

  • 15 superscribe — v.tr. 1 write (an inscription) at the top of or on the outside of a document etc. 2 write an inscription over or on (a thing). Derivatives: superscription n. Etymology: L superscribere (as SUPER , scribere script write) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 16 Superscribed — Superscribe Su per*scribe , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Superscribed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Superscribing}.] [L. superscribere, superscriptum; super over + scribere to write. See {Super }, and {Scribe}.] To write or engrave (a name, address, inscription, or …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Superscribing — Superscribe Su per*scribe , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Superscribed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Superscribing}.] [L. superscribere, superscriptum; super over + scribere to write. See {Super }, and {Scribe}.] To write or engrave (a name, address, inscription, or …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 address — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. direct; court, woo; accost, greet, approach, speak to. n. street and number; residence, home; speech, discourse, oration; cleverness, dexterity. See direction, indication, abode, courtesy, skill.… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 superscription — noun 1. an inscription written above something else • Derivationally related forms: ↑superscribe • Hypernyms: ↑inscription, ↑lettering 2. the activity of superscribing • Derivationally related forms: ↑superscribe …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 su|per|script — «SOO puhr skrihpt», adjective, noun. –adj. written above a letter, or above the line of writing. –n. a number, letter, or other symbol written above and to one side of another symbol. Example: In a3 = bn, the 3 and n are superscripts. ╂[< Late …

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