What is another word for amanuensis?

Pronunciation: [ˌamɐnjˈuːənsˌɪs] (IPA)

Amanuensis is a term that refers to a person who writes or types for someone else. It's often used to describe a personal secretary or an assistant who takes dictation or transcribes notes. There are several synonyms for amanuensis, including secretary, stenographer, scribe, clerk, assistant, typist, and transcriber. These words all have the same basic meaning, but some might be more appropriate in certain contexts or industries. For example, a stenographer might be a better fit for a legal setting, while a transcriber might be more commonly used in academic or research settings. Overall, each synonym brings its own nuance to the definition of amanuensis, allowing for greater clarity in communication.

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Usage examples for Amanuensis

He was the friend and amanuensis of both Scott and Lockhart, whom he assisted in the Quarterly.
"In the Border Country"
W. S. (William Shillinglaw) Crockett
Her handwriting did not please the crabbed scientist who first engaged her as amanuensis.
"A Prairie Courtship"
Harold Bindloss
We all know the young man who writes shorthand comes in touch with the boss at once, and while acting as amanuensis or secretary is getting a schooling that money could not buy.
"Dollars and Sense"
Col. Wm. C. Hunter

Famous quotes with Amanuensis

  • Once upon a time a Georgian printed a couple of books that attracted notice, but immediately it turned out that he was little more than an amanuensis for the local blacks--that his works were really the products, not of white Georgia, but of black Georgia. Writing afterward as a white man, he swiftly subsided into the fifth rank.
    Joel Chandler Harris

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