Definition of code verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

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code

verb
kəʊd
 
; koʊd
 
 
1 code something to write or print words, letters, numbers, etc. on something so that you know what it is, what group it belongs to, etcEach order is coded separately.2 code something to put a message into code so that it can only be understood by a few people3 code something (computing) to write a computer program by putting one system of numbers, words and symbols into another system
Synonym
encode