Definitions for obfuscateˈɒb fəˌskeɪt, ɒbˈfʌs keɪt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. obfuscate(verb)

    make obscure or unclear

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. obfuscate(Verb)

    To make dark; overshadow

  2. obfuscate(Verb)

    To deliberately make more confusing in order to conceal the truth.

    Before leaving the scene, the murderer set a fire to obfuscate any evidence of his or her identity.

  3. obfuscate(Verb)

    To alter code while preserving its behavior but conceal its structure and intent.

    We need to obfuscate these classes before we ship the final release.

  4. Origin: From the participle stem of (late) obfuscare, from ob- + fuscare.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Obfuscate(adj)

    obfuscated; darkened; obscured

  2. Obfuscate(verb)

    to darken; to obscure; to becloud; hence, to confuse; to bewilder

  3. Origin: [L. obfuscatus, p. p. of obfuscare to darken; ob (see Ob-) + fuscare, fuscatum, to darken, from fuscus dark.]

Translations for obfuscate

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  • обърквам, смущавамBulgarian
  • verdunkeln, verfinstern, verschleiern, obfuskierenGerman
  • ofuscarSpanish
  • varjostaa, peittää, pimentääFinnish
  • obscurcirFrench
  • elsötétít, elhomályosít, összezavarHungarian
  • ottenebrare, offuscareItalian
  • 難読化するJapanese
  • verduisterenDutch
  • obfuskere, forkludre, forvirre, formørke, overskygge, tåkeleggeNorwegian
  • zaciemniać, zaciemnićPolish
  • ofuscarPortuguese
  • confunda, încurca, întuneca, umbri, zăpăciRomanian
  • запутывать, сбить с толку, затемнять, запутать, затемнить, сбивать с толкуRussian
  • замрљати, sàkriti, zatamniti, са̀крити, zamrljatiSerbo-Croatian

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