Decipher meaning

dĭ-sīfər
To decipher is defined as to decode or work out a hidden meaning.

An example of to decipher is to use a key to understand a coded message.

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To read or interpret (ambiguous, obscure, or illegible matter).
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To find a solution to a problem.
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To read text that is almost illegible or obscure.
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To make out the meaning of (ancient inscriptions, illegible writing, etc.)
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To decode or decrypt a code or cipher to plain text.
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See decrypt.
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To convert from a code or cipher to plaintext; decode.
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To translate (a message in cipher or code) into ordinary, understandable language; decode.
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