to decode or decipher
Origin of decryptde- + crypt, as in cryptogram
transitive verbde·crypt·ed, de·crypt·ing, de·crypts
- To decipher.
- To decode.
A deciphered or decoded message.
Origin of decryptde– + -crypt (from cryptogram).
(third-person singular simple present decrypts, present participle decrypting, simple past and past participle decrypted)