Thesaurus

ciphering

noun

Synonyms of ciphering

(Entry 1 of 2)

the act or process of performing mathematical operations to find a value
  • he wasn't very good at ciphering, but he had excellent language skills

Synonyms for ciphering

Words Related to ciphering

ciphering

verb
present participle of cipher

Synonyms of ciphering (Entry 2 of 2)

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 for ciphering

Words Related to ciphering

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About ciphering

Thesaurus Entries Near ciphering

ciphered

ciphering

ciphers

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Ciphering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ciphering. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on ciphering

Britannica English: Translation of ciphering for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!