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decrypt

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verb de·crypt \(ˌ)dē-ˈkript\

Definition of decrypt

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  decode 1a

decryption

play \-ˈkrip-shən\ noun


Examples of decrypt in a sentence

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



Origin and Etymology of decrypt

International Scientific Vocabulary de- + cryptogram, cryptograph


First Known Use: 1935


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