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deciphers, 3rd person singular present; deciphered, past participle; deciphering, present participle; deciphered, past tense;
  1. Convert (a text written in code, or a coded signal) into normal language
    • - enable the government to decipher coded computer transmissions
  2. Succeed in understanding, interpreting, or identifying (something)
    • - an expression she could not decipher came and went upon his face

  1. decode: convert code into ordinary language
  2. read with difficulty; "Can you decipher this letter?"; "The archeologist traced the hieroglyphs"
  3. (deciphered) converted from cryptic to intelligible language
  4. Decipherment is the analysis of documents written in ancient languages, where the language is unknown, or knowledge of the language has been lost.
  5. DECIPHER is a web-based resource and database of array comparative genomic hybridization data from analysis of patient DNA. ...
  6. Decipher is the second album by Dutch symphonic metal band After Forever, released in 2001. The music of the band reaches its full potential in this album with the use of live classical instruments and a complete choir to back-up the soprano voice of lead singer Floor Jansen. ...
  7. Decipher (first published in 2001) is a speculative fiction novel by Stel Pavlou (1970–present), published in 2001 in England by Simon and Schuster and 2002 in the United States by St. Martin's Press. It is published in many languages with some significant title changes. ...
  8. To decode or decrypt a code or cipher to plain text; To read text that is almost illegible or obscure; To find a solution to a problem
  9. (Deciphering) The procedure of turning enciphered text into plain text with prior knowledge of the algorithms or keys involved. This is what the intended message receiver does.
  10. (Deciphering) The translation of encrypted text or data into original text or data.
  11. read or interpret, from code into plain text
  12. (D) ISDs SHOULD NOT use this term as a synonym for 'decrypt', except in special circumstances. [RFC2828] Convert enciphered text to plain text by means of a cryptographic system. [CNSSI] To convert, by use of the appropriate key, enciphered text into its equivalent plain text. ...
  13. To read or interpret ambiguous, obscure, or illegible matter.
  14. The process which can reveal the information or plaintext hidden in message ciphertext (provided it is the correct process, with the proper key). The inverse of encipher.
  15. to find the meaning of something that is difficult to read or understand
  16. verb, make out the meaning of.