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verb un·scram·ble \ˌən-ˈskram-bəl\

Definition of unscramble

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to separate (as a conglomeration or tangle) into original components :  resolve, clarify

  3. 2 :  to restore (scrambled communication) to intelligible form

unscrambler

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Examples of unscramble in a sentence

  1. We weren't able to unscramble the satellite signal.

  2. Unscramble the letters ALCEDNRA to spell CALENDAR.

Circa 1920

First Known Use of unscramble

circa 1920


UNSCRAMBLE Defined for English Language Learners

unscramble

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verb un·scram·ble \ˌən-ˈskram-bəl\

Definition of unscramble for English Language Learners

  • : to change (something, such as a message or an electronic signal) from a form that cannot be understood to a form that can be properly displayed, heard, read, etc.


UNSCRAMBLE Defined for Kids

unscramble

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verb un·scram·ble \ˌən-ˈskram-bəl\

Definition of unscramble for Students

unscrambled

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unscrambling

  1. :  to make orderly or clear again If you unscramble the letters they spell a word.



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