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de·ci·pher / diˈsīfər/ • v. [tr.] convert (a text written in code, or a coded signal) into normal language. ∎  succeed in understanding, interpreting, or identifying (something): an expression she could not decipher. DERIVATIVES: de·ci·pher·a·ble adj. de·ci·pher·ment n.

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decipher

decipher reduce to ordinary writing, make out (a writing in cipher, etc.). XVI. f. DE- 7 + CIPHER.

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