Definition of Conscribe

1. v. t. To enroll; to enlist.



Definition of Conscribe

1. [v -SCRIBED, -SCRIBING, -SCRIBES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Conscribe

conscientous
conscilience
conscionable
conscionableness
conscionably
conscious
conscious(p)
conscious parallelism
conscious sedation
consciouses
consciously
consciousness
consciousness-altering drug
consciousness disorders
consciousnesses
conscribe (current term)
conscribed
conscribes
conscribing
conscript
conscripted
conscripting
conscription
conscriptions
conscripts
consecrate
consecrated
consecrater
consecraters
consecrates

Literary usage of Conscribe

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1. Select Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Alabama: During by Alabama Supreme Court (1864)
"As the authority to conscribe does not extend to the individuals who compose those classes, it cau only be exercised by ascertaining the persons to whom the ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians, Stanley Mordaunt Leathes (1907)
"The war powers of the executive as well as of the legislative branches of the government, namely, the right to declare martial law, to conscribe, ..."

3. A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital by John Beauchamp Jones (1866)
"I learn an order has been issued to conscribe all commissary and quartermasters' clerks liable to military service. There will be, and ought to be, ..."

4. Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society (1882)
"If you write to me, I pray conscribe it to be delivered in Mushing at the house of Mr. Henry Kerker, for I purpose, God willing, to goe shortly thither, ..."

5. The Confederate States of America, 1861-1865: A Financial and Industrial by John Christopher Schwab (1901)
"A majority of a joint committee of the State legislature echoed the Governor's sentiments by declaring that the Congress had no power to conscribe citizens ..."

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