verb de·crypt \(ˌ)dē-ˈkript\

Definition of DECRYPT

transitive verb
:  decode 1a
de·cryp·tion \-ˈkrip-shən\ noun

Examples of DECRYPT

  1. <decrypting the Germans' code was one of the Allies' greatest triumphs>

Origin of DECRYPT

International Scientific Vocabulary de- + cryptogram, cryptograph
First Known Use: 1935


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