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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.


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


(diˈkrɪpt, dɪ-)

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


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.


Past participle: decrypted
Gerund: decrypting

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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"


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


vt (Comput, Telec) → entschlüsseln
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At a news briefing, Marcos presented to the media photocopies of 'shocking' and 'highly questionable' printed ballot images from the decrypted secure digital cards from the provinces of Camarines Sur and Negros Oriental, which formed part of the pilot provinces in his election protest currently pending before the Supreme Court sitting as the Presidential Election Tribunal (PET).
In a resolution dated November 7, the SC, sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal, granted Robredo's "Urgent Ex-Parte Motion to be Allowed to Secure Soft Copies of the Ballot Images and Other Reports from the Decrypted Secured Digital Cards.
Marcos filed the motion after the PET allowed Robredo to have copies of ballots and other reports from the decrypted secured digital (SD) cards from Camarines Sur, Iloilo and Negros Oriental.
On Monday, Marcos' lawyer Victor Rodriguez revealed that 13 of the 26 SD cards decrypted by the Comelec were found to have folders containing data, despite having come from unused VCMs.
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It has been on the page for over a month now and a Reddit user finally decrypted the code.
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