decrypt

verb
de·​crypt | \ (ˌ)dē-ˈkript How to pronounce decrypt (audio) \
decrypted; decrypting; decrypts

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decryption \ (ˌ)dē-​ˈkrip-​shən How to pronounce decryption (audio) \ noun

Synonyms & Antonyms for decrypt

Synonyms

break, crack, decipher, decode

Antonyms

cipher, code, encipher, encode, encrypt

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Examples of decrypt in a Sentence

decrypting the Germans' code was one of the Allies' greatest triumphs

First Known Use of decrypt

1935, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for decrypt

de- + -crypt (in cryptanalysis, cryptogram), perhaps after decipher

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The first known use of decrypt was in 1935

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