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Definition of decipher verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    decipher

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//dɪˈsaɪfər//
     
    decipher somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they decipher
     
    he / she / it deciphers
     
    past simple deciphered
     
    -ing form deciphering
     
     
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  1. 1to succeed in finding the meaning of something that is difficult to read or understand synonym decode (1)
  2. 2 to decipher a code Can anyone decipher his handwriting? see also indecipherable
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: decipher