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de·ci·pher

 (dĭ-sī′fər)
tr.v. de·ci·phered, de·ci·pher·ing, de·ci·phers
1. To read or interpret (ambiguous, obscure, or illegible matter).
2. To convert from a code or cipher to plaintext; decode.

de·ci′pher·a·ble adj.
de·ci′pher·er n.
de·ci′pher·ment n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.decipherable - easily deciphered
legible - (of handwriting, print, etc.) capable of being read or deciphered; "legible handwriting"

decipherable

adjective
Capable of being explained or accounted for:
Translations

decipherable

[dɪˈsaɪfərəbl] ADJdescifrable

decipherable

adj (lit, fig)entzifferbar

decipherable

[dɪˈsaɪfrəbl] adjdecifrabile
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Elsewhere forms are strongly present but decipherable.
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