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en·ci·pher

 (ĕn-sī′fər)
tr.v. en·ci·phered, en·ci·pher·ing, en·ci·phers
To put (a message, for example) into cipher.

en·ci′pher·ment n.

encipher

(ɪnˈsaɪfə)
vb
(Linguistics) (tr) to convert (a message, document, etc) from plain text into code or cipher; encode
enˈcipherer n
enˈcipherment n

en•ci•pher

(ɛnˈsaɪ fər)

v.t.
to convert (a message) into cipher.
[1570–80]
en•ci′pher•er, n.
en•ci′pher•ment, n.

encipher

To convert plain text into unintelligible form by means of a cipher system.

encipher


Past participle: enciphered
Gerund: enciphering

Imperative
encipher
encipher
Present
I encipher
you encipher
he/she/it enciphers
we encipher
you encipher
they encipher
Preterite
I enciphered
you enciphered
he/she/it enciphered
we enciphered
you enciphered
they enciphered
Present Continuous
I am enciphering
you are enciphering
he/she/it is enciphering
we are enciphering
you are enciphering
they are enciphering
Present Perfect
I have enciphered
you have enciphered
he/she/it has enciphered
we have enciphered
you have enciphered
they have enciphered
Past Continuous
I was enciphering
you were enciphering
he/she/it was enciphering
we were enciphering
you were enciphering
they were enciphering
Past Perfect
I had enciphered
you had enciphered
he/she/it had enciphered
we had enciphered
you had enciphered
they had enciphered
Future
I will encipher
you will encipher
he/she/it will encipher
we will encipher
you will encipher
they will encipher
Future Perfect
I will have enciphered
you will have enciphered
he/she/it will have enciphered
we will have enciphered
you will have enciphered
they will have enciphered
Future Continuous
I will be enciphering
you will be enciphering
he/she/it will be enciphering
we will be enciphering
you will be enciphering
they will be enciphering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been enciphering
you have been enciphering
he/she/it has been enciphering
we have been enciphering
you have been enciphering
they have been enciphering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been enciphering
you will have been enciphering
he/she/it will have been enciphering
we will have been enciphering
you will have been enciphering
they will have been enciphering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been enciphering
you had been enciphering
he/she/it had been enciphering
we had been enciphering
you had been enciphering
they had been enciphering
Conditional
I would encipher
you would encipher
he/she/it would encipher
we would encipher
you would encipher
they would encipher
Past Conditional
I would have enciphered
you would have enciphered
he/she/it would have enciphered
we would have enciphered
you would have enciphered
they would have enciphered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.encipher - convert ordinary language into code; "We should encode the message for security reasons"
encode - convert information into code; "encode pictures digitally"
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