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cipher

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of cipher

  1. 1 the numerical symbol 0 or the absence of number or quantity represented by it <remember to put the cipher after the decimal point> Synonyms aught, zero, goose egg, naught (also nought), nil, nothing, o, oh, zilch, zipRelated Words blank, void

  2. 2 a person of no importance or influence <it was either write the Great American Novel or be consigned to the status of a cipher in the annals of literature> Synonyms nobody, dwarf, half-pint, insect, insignificancy, lightweight, morsel, nonentity, nothing, nullity, number, pip-squeak, pygmy (also pigmy), shrimp, snippersnapper, twerp, whippersnapper, zero, zilchRelated Words no-name, noncelebrity; least; inferior, mediocrity, obscurity; figurehead, puppet; nonpersonNear Antonyms chief, head, lead, leader; celebrity, luminary, notable, personality, planet, star, superstar; authority, superior; great power, party, powerAntonyms big shot, big wheel, bigwig, eminence, figure, kahuna, kingpin, magnate, nabob, personage, somebody, VIP




cipher

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of cipher

  1. to determine (a value) by doing the necessary mathematical operations <were surprised by how much we had spent on the cruise after we had ciphered out the grand total> Synonyms calculate, compute, figure, reckon, work outRelated Words add up, average, sum, tally, total, totalize; add, divide, multiply, subtract; allow (for), deduct, factor (in or into or out), figure in; figure out, solve (for); count, itemize, number; calibrate, gauge (also gage), measure, scale; assess, appraise, estimate, evaluate, rate, value; recalculate, recompute, refigure





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