decipher definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to read through or understand (ambiguous, obscure, or illegible matter). See Synonyms at solve.
    • to transform from a code or cipher to plain text; decode.
    • To translate from secret figures or ciphers into intelligible terms.
    • to discover, to be able to have the ability to make understood this is of; which will make aside or read, as words terribly written or partly obliterated; to identify; to show; to unfold.
    • To stamp; to detect; to learn.
  • verb:
    • To decode or decrypt a code or cipher to plain text.
    • To read text that's practically illegible or obscure.
    • To find an answer to a problem.
    • read with difficulty
    • convert rule into ordinary-language
  • others:
    • To translate by the use of an integral, as anything printed in cipher; find out by finding the key to.
    • To succeed in reading, as what is written in obscure, partly obliterated, or badly formed figures.
    • to see or give an explanation for concept of, since something that is obscure or hard to be traced or comprehended.
    • to explain or delineate.
    • to learn; detect; find; unveil.
    • to publish in cipher; conceal by way of a cipher or other disguise.
    • =Syn. 1–3. To translate, find out, unravel.
  • noun:
    • A description.
    • A deciphered cipher; a translated type of a cipher.

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