from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To convert from code into plain text.
- transitive v. To convert from a scrambled electronic signal into an interpretable one.
- transitive v. To extract the underlying meaning from: decode a complex literary text.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A product of decoding
- n. Output from a program or device used to interpret communication protocols
- v. To convert from an encrypted form to plain text.
- v. To figure out something difficult to interpret.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. to convert from a coded form into the original form; -- of communications. Inverse of encode.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To turn or translate (a message or letter from a cipher code) into its original language or form. See code, 4.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. convert code into ordinary language
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