Definition of encrypt verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

encrypt

 verb
verb
NAmE//ɪnˈkrɪpt//
 
encrypt something(computing)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they encrypt
 
he / she / it encrypts
 
past simple encrypted
 
-ing form encrypting
 
 
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to put information into a special code, especially in order to prevent people from looking at it without authority opposite decrypt
NAmE//ɪnˈkrɪpʃn//
 
noun [uncountable]
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