What does decode mean?

Definitions for decodediˈkoʊd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word decode.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. decode, decrypt, decipher(verb)

    convert code into ordinary language


  1. decode(Noun)

    a product of decoding

  2. decode(Noun)

    the output from a program or device used to interpret communication protocols

  3. decode(Verb)

    To convert from an encrypted form to plain text.

    The cryptographer decoded the secret message and sent the result to the officer.

  4. decode(Verb)

    To figure out something difficult to interpret.

    I finally managed to decode the nearly illegible doctor's prescription.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Decode

    de-kōd′, v.t. to translate the symbols in a code telegram into ordinary language.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of decode in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of decode in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Images & Illustrations of decode

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Translations for decode

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • decodierenGerman
  • αποκωδικογραφώ, αποκρυπτογραφώ, αποκωδικοποιώGreek
  • traducir, decodificarSpanish
  • avata, tulkita, dekoodataFinnish
  • décoderFrench
  • перевести, расшифровывать, расшифровать, раскодировать, декодировать, переводитьRussian

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