decrypt

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪˈkɹɪpt/, /diːˈkɹɪpt/

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decrypt ‎(third-person singular simple present decrypts, present participle decrypting, simple past and past participle decrypted)

  1. To convert an encrypted or coded text or message into plain text.

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Noun[edit]

decrypt ‎(plural decrypts)

  1. A decoded communication.
    • 1979, Francis Harry Hinsley, British Intelligence in the Second World War, page 182:
      The decrypts were being obtained from the traffic of 78 German stations by the end of 1941, and of 147 stations by the end of 1942.