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de·code

 (dē-kōd′)
tr.v. de·cod·ed, de·cod·ing, de·codes
1. To convert from code into plaintext.
2. To convert from a scrambled electronic signal into an interpretable one.
3. To extract the underlying meaning from: decode a complex literary text.

decode

(diːˈkəʊd)
vb
1. (Communications & Information) to convert (a message, text, etc) from code into ordinary language
2. (Computer Science) computing to convert (coded characters) from one form to another, as from binary-coded decimals to decimal numbers. Compare encode2
3. (Electronics) electronics to convert (a coded electrical signal) into normal analogue components
4. (Linguistics) to analyse and understand the construction of words and phrases, esp in a foreign language
deˈcoder n

de•code

(diˈkoʊd)

v. -cod•ed, -cod•ing. v.t.
1. to translate (data or a message) from a code into the original language or form.
2. to extract meaning from (spoken or written symbols).
[1895–1900]

decode


Past participle: decoded
Gerund: decoding

Imperative
decode
decode
Present
I decode
you decode
he/she/it decodes
we decode
you decode
they decode
Preterite
I decoded
you decoded
he/she/it decoded
we decoded
you decoded
they decoded
Present Continuous
I am decoding
you are decoding
he/she/it is decoding
we are decoding
you are decoding
they are decoding
Present Perfect
I have decoded
you have decoded
he/she/it has decoded
we have decoded
you have decoded
they have decoded
Past Continuous
I was decoding
you were decoding
he/she/it was decoding
we were decoding
you were decoding
they were decoding
Past Perfect
I had decoded
you had decoded
he/she/it had decoded
we had decoded
you had decoded
they had decoded
Future
I will decode
you will decode
he/she/it will decode
we will decode
you will decode
they will decode
Future Perfect
I will have decoded
you will have decoded
he/she/it will have decoded
we will have decoded
you will have decoded
they will have decoded
Future Continuous
I will be decoding
you will be decoding
he/she/it will be decoding
we will be decoding
you will be decoding
they will be decoding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been decoding
you have been decoding
he/she/it has been decoding
we have been decoding
you have been decoding
they have been decoding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been decoding
you will have been decoding
he/she/it will have been decoding
we will have been decoding
you will have been decoding
they will have been decoding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been decoding
you had been decoding
he/she/it had been decoding
we had been decoding
you had been decoding
they had been decoding
Conditional
I would decode
you would decode
he/she/it would decode
we would decode
you would decode
they would decode
Past Conditional
I would have decoded
you would have decoded
he/she/it would have decoded
we would have decoded
you would have decoded
they would have decoded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.decode - convert code into ordinary language
rewrite - write differently; alter the writing of; "The student rewrote his thesis"
encode - convert information into code; "encode pictures digitally"

decode

verb
1. decipher, crack, work out, solve, interpret, unscramble, decrypt, descramble The secret documents were intercepted and decoded.
decipher scramble, encode, encrypt, encipher
2. understand, explain, interpret, make sense of, construe, decipher, elucidate, throw light on, explicate You don't need to be a genius to decode his work.
Translations
يفُكُّ رُموز أو شِفْرَه
dekódovat
afkodedechifreretyde
tulkita
dekódol
snúa á venjulegt mál
iškoduoti
atšifrēt
dekódovať
şifreyi çözmek

decode

[ˈdiːˈkəʊd] VTdescifrar (Ling, TV) → descodificar

decode

[diːˈkəʊd] vtdécoder

decode

decode

[ˈdiːˈkəʊd] vt (message) → decifrare (Comput, Ling) → decodificare

decode

(diːˈkoud) verb
to translate (a coded message) into ordinary understandable language.
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