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code

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a collection or system of rules of conduct
  • Hammurabi was an ancient king of Babylon with a famous code of laws
  • the tax code

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code

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of code (Entry 2 of 2)

as in encrypt, encode

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The first known use of code was in the 14th century

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“Code.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/code. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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