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Synonyms for scribe

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  1. scribenoun

    tabellion, amanuensis, scrivener

  2. scribenoun

    One who writes; a draughtsman; a writer for another; especially, an official or public writer; an amanuensis or secretary; a notary; a copyist.

    tabellion, scrivener, amanuensis

  3. scribenoun

    To record.

    amanuensis, scrivener, tabellion

  4. scribenoun

    A very sharp, steel drawing implement used in engraving and etching, a scriber.

    scrivener, amanuensis, tabellion

  5. scribenoun

    A writer, especially a journalist.

    amanuensis, scrivener, tabellion

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. Scribe, Augustin Eugene Scribenoun

    French playwright (1791-1861)

    scribbler, copyist, scrivener, scratch awl, penman, scriber

  2. scribe, scribbler, penmannoun

    informal terms for journalists

    penman, scrivener, scribbler, scratch awl, scriber, copyist, scrawler

  3. copyist, scribe, scrivenernoun

    someone employed to make written copies of documents and manuscripts

    scribbler, copyist, scrivener, scratch awl, penman, scriber

  4. scriber, scribe, scratch awlverb

    a sharp-pointed awl for marking wood or metal to be cut

    scribbler, copyist, scrivener, scratch awl, penman, scriber

  5. scribeverb

    score a line on with a pointed instrument, as in metalworking

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. writer

    a scribe is someone who writes, so i added writer

    the writer wrote a note to himself the scribe wrote a note to himself.

    Submitted by rinat on September 22, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. scribenoun

    writer, penman, chirographer, chirographist, amanuensis, copyist, scrivener

  2. scribenoun

    clerk, secretary, notary

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. scribenoun

    writer, scrivener, amanuensis, copyist

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "scribe":

    calligrapher, trace

Nicknames0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of known nicknames for "Scribe":

    Malo Luafutu

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  1. Dr Kwakkel:

    They offer a rare glimpse into the informal or private world of medieval monks, personally, I love the thumbprint, which was left by a careless scribe who spilled ink on his work. It seems so fresh and human, yet it happened 700 years ago.

  2. Brent Landau:

    The scribe has divided most of the text into syllables by using mid-dots. Such divisions are very uncommon in ancient manuscripts, but they do show up frequently in manuscripts that were used in educational contexts.

  3. Ancient Egyptian City -RSB- David:

    Since there is no other attestation of an Amenemhat scribe of the house of the overseer of sealed items, we dont know anything else about him, including where he was buried.

  4. Myriah Williams:

    Furthermore, I hope that I can use the information that we have gained from the margins and gaps to continue to develop a picture of the life of the 'Black Book' after the 'Black Book' scribe had completed his work.

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