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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
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Present
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Preterite
I decoded
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Present Continuous
I am decoding
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Present Perfect
I have decoded
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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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.
References in classic literature ?
It isn't the thing itself I worry about," Sir Alfred said thoughtfully,--"they'll never decode that message.
Scientists at deCODE genetics today report the discovery of seven novel and common single-letter variations in the sequence of the human genome (SNPs) that are involved in modulating the electrical impulses that govern the working of the heart.
The deCODE team then demonstrated in its Icelandic cohort that this SNP also associated with an increased risk of T2D, a finding that was then replicated in a meta-analysis of data from more than 80,000 cases and controls from Europe and the US.
This is an exciting study, because DG031 represents a potentially powerful new means of treating the causes of heart attack," said Kari Stefansson, CEO of deCODE.
deCODE, a global leader in applying human genetics to develop better medicine, has partnered with Illumina to provide unique, high-value content for the Infinium Genotyping BeadChip, delivering industry-leading results for genotyping service customers.
As previously reported, deCODE has appealed the potential suspension of trading in its common stock and the subsequent delisting from Nasdaq pursuant to a notice from Nasdaq received on November 18, 2009.
Based in Reykjavik, deCODE utilizes Iceland's unique genealogical resources to conduct population-wide DNA linkage analyses to identify the inherited causes of common diseases.
LAS VEGAS -- Sunplus, the leading IC supplier for consumer electronics products, today announced that its New DVB-T turnkey solution, which includes backend MPEG Decode chip SPHE1002 and front-end DVB-T QAM Demodulator Chips SPDC210/230, for DVB-T STB or Portable DTV Solution is available to the market.
We believe that this is an important advantage for conducting large-scale whole sequence studies over the next couple of years," said Kari Stefansson, CEO of deCODE.
As calcium is a key component both of most kidney stones and of bone, the deCODE team examined the relationship between CLDN14 and the metabolism of calcium.
The deal was brokered by DECODE Entertainment's licensing agency, The Sharpe Company, Inc.