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Synonyms for cipher
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cipher, cypher(noun)

    a message written in a secret code

    Synonyms:
    nought, zero, zip, goose egg, naught, aught, nix, zippo, nil, nobody, secret code, nonentity, cryptograph, cypher, zilch, nothing, nada, null

  2. zero, 0, nought, cipher, cypher(noun)

    a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number

    Synonyms:
    nought, zero, zip, goose egg, naught, aught, nothing, nix, zippo, nil, nobody, secret code, nonentity, cryptograph, cypher, zilch, zero point, nada, null

  3. nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, zero, zilch, zip, zippo(noun)

    a quantity of no importance

    "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"

    Synonyms:
    postal code, nought, zipper, zero, vigour, zip, energy, goose egg, postcode, naught, aught, nix, zippo, nil, zero point, nobody, secret code, slide fastener, nonentity, vigor, zip fastener, cryptograph, cypher, zilch, nothing, nada, null

  4. cipher, cypher, nobody, nonentity(noun)

    a person of no influence

    Synonyms:
    nought, zero, zip, goose egg, naught, aught, nix, zippo, nil, nobody, nonexistence, secret code, nonentity, cryptograph, cypher, zilch, nothing, nada, null

  5. cipher, cypher, cryptograph, secret code(verb)

    a secret method of writing

    Synonyms:
    nought, zero, zip, secret writing, goose egg, naught, aught, nix, zippo, nil, nobody, cryptogram, secret code, nonentity, cryptograph, cypher, zilch, nothing, nada, null

  6. code, encipher, cipher, cypher, encrypt, inscribe, write in code(verb)

    convert ordinary language into code

    "We should encode the message for security reasons"

    Synonyms:
    work out, code, enrol, engrave, figure, reckon, cypher, grave, scratch, autograph, enter, inscribe, write in code, encrypt, enroll, encipher, recruit, compute, calculate

  7. calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure(verb)

    make a mathematical calculation or computation

    Synonyms:
    fancy, visualize, figure, bet, suppose, look, reckon, encipher, write in code, view, consider, estimate, elaborate, lick, work out, aim, figure out, project, picture, compute, depend, think, calculate, work, opine, envision, inscribe, imagine, direct, code, work up, see, encrypt, count, image, puzzle out, guess, regard, exercise, enter, solve, visualise, cypher, forecast, account, count on

Wiktionary

  1. cipher(noun)

    Someone or something of no importance.

    You are just a cipher to me.

    Synonyms:
    nobody, nonentity, nullity, nothing

  2. cipher(noun)

    Synonyms:
    code

  3. cipher(noun)

    Synonyms:
    nought, zero, nothing, naught, oh

  4. cipher(noun)

    (regional and/or dated) To calculate.

    I never learned much more than how to read and cipher.

    Synonyms:
    number, numeral

  5. cipher(noun)

    A design of interlacing initials: a decorative design consisting of a set of interlaced initials.

    Synonyms:
    monogram

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. cipher

    Synonyms:
    nonentity, dot, nothing, trifle, button, straw, pin, rush, molehill

    Antonyms:
    somebody, bigwig, something, notability, celebrity, triton, colossus, star

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cipher(n.)

    Synonyms:
    zero, naught or nought, nothing

  2. cipher(n.)

    Synonyms:
    character, symbol, device

  3. cipher(n.)

    Synonyms:
    secret character, private alphabet

  4. cipher(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    practise arithmetic

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cipher(n)

    Synonyms:
    zero, naught, nothing, nonentity, nobody, device, monogram

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    encryption, cypher, code, encrypted

How to pronounce cipher?

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How to say cipher in sign language?

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How to use cipher in a sentence?

  1. Kazi Muhammad Ziauddin:

    He said there is no way we can open or scan his bag, at first he said 'This is an electric motor.' After further questioning he changed his mind and told us, 'These are cipher machines and very confidential.'.

  2. Bernard Mannes Baruch:

    Age is only a number, a cipher for the records. A man can't retire his experience. He must use it. Experience achieves more with less energy and time.

  3. James Cason:

    We had a cipher code clerk go to a bar and be approached by a good looking person, when the wife of the (head of Marine detachment) went on vacation, two blondes knocked on the door and asked if he wanted company.


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