encipher

verb en·ci·pher \ in-ˈsī-fər , en- \
Updated on: 11 Nov 2017

Definition of encipher

transitive verb
: to convert (a message) into cipher

encipherer

play \in-ˈsī-fər-ər, en\ noun

encipherment

play \in-ˈsī-fər-mənt, en\ noun

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