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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·ci·pher /diˈsaɪfɚ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·ci·pher v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deciphered p. pr. & vb. n. Deciphering.]
 1. To translate from secret characters or ciphers into intelligible terms; as, to decipher a letter written in secret characters.
 2. To find out, so as to be able to make known the meaning of; to make out or read, as words badly written or partly obliterated; to detect; to reveal; to unfold.
 3. To stamp; to detect; to discover. [R.]
 You are both deciphered, . . .
 For villains.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: convert code into ordinary language [syn: decode, decrypt]
           [ant: encode]
      2: read with difficulty; "Can you decipher this letter?"; "The
         archeologist traced the hieroglyphs" [syn: trace]