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1 to change (as a secret message) from code into ordinary language
  • the agents worked into the night to decode the intercepted message from the enemy spy

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2 to have a clear idea of
  • I was never able to decode the strange relationship that existed between those two people

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The first known use of decode was in 1896

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“Decode.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 19 January 2020.

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to insert between existing elements

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