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de·crypt

 (dē-krĭpt′)
tr.v. de·crypt·ed, de·crypt·ing, de·crypts
1. To decipher.
2. To decode.
n. (dē′krĭpt′)
A deciphered or decoded message.

[de- + -crypt (from cryptogram).]

de·cryp′tion n.
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decrypt

(diːˈkrɪpt)
vb (tr)
1. (Communications & Information) to decode (a message) with or without previous knowledge of its key
2. (Broadcasting) to make intelligible (a television or other signal) that has been deliberately distorted for transmission
[C20: from de- + crypt, as in cryptic]
deˈcrypted adj
deˈcryption n
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de•crypt

(diˈkrɪpt, dɪ-)

v.t.
to decode or decipher.
[1935–40; de- + crypt (ogram)]
de•cryp′tion, n.
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decrypt

To convert encrypted text into its equivalent plain text by means of a cryptosystem. (This does not include solution by cryptanalysis.) (Note: The term "decrypt" covers the meanings of "decipher" and "decode.") See also cryptosystem.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.

decrypt


Past participle: decrypted
Gerund: decrypting

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

verb
To find the key to (a code, for example):
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Translations

decrypt

vt (Comput, Telec) → entschlüsseln
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