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Synonyms for decipher
dɪˈsaɪ fərde·ci·pher

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. decipher

    Synonyms:
    bead, spell, interpret, solve, unravel, explain, unfold

    Antonyms:
    cipher, symbolize, empuzzle, mystify, enigmatize

Princeton's WordNet

  1. decode, decrypt, decipherverb

    convert code into ordinary language

    Synonyms:
    decrypt, decode, trace

  2. decipher, traceverb

    read with difficulty

    "Can you decipher this letter?"; "The archeologist traced the hieroglyphs"

    Synonyms:
    delineate, line, describe, trace, decrypt, decode, retrace, hunt, hound, draw, follow

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. decipherverb

    Synonyms:
    unravel, unfold, interpret, reveal, explain, expound

  2. decipherverb

    Synonyms:
    read, make out

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "decipher":

    decrypt, unencrypt, decode, crack, unravel

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How to use decipher in a sentence?

  1. Richard Morningstar:

    It's always hard to decipher Russia's intentions, but an unsettled Ukrainian energy situation makes it easier for them to convince the Europeans they can't trust Ukraine to move natural gas.

  2. Lydia Child:

    Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words. They are the hieroglyphics of angels, loved by all men for the beauty of the character, though few can decipher even fragments of their meaning.

  3. Jen Bucholtz:

    So you've got to know Gary's full name in order to decipher these anagrams, i just don't think there's any other way anybody would have figured it out.

  4. Jonathan Lopez:

    To ask a bank to decipher between legitimate and illegitimate payments by a multinational organization who by its nature makes a lot of payments in different countries is going to be tough.

  5. Deputy Prime Minister Pridiyathorn Devakula:

    Every organisation has solved the important problems including boat registration and installation of vessel monitoring and traceability systems, in order to decipher where the fish comes from, what it is, which waters it was caught from and what the vessel names are.


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