de-crypt

decrypt

[dee-kript, di-]
verb (used with object)
to decode or decipher.

Origin:
1935–40; de- + crypt(ogram)

decryption, noun
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decrypt (diːˈkrɪpt)
 
vb
1.  to decode (a message) with or without previous knowledge of its key
2.  to make intelligible (a television or other signal) that has been deliberately distorted for transmission
 
[C20: from de- + crypt, as in cryptic]
 
de'crypted
 
adj
 
de'cryption
 
n

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decrypt
"to solve a cryptogram," 1936, from de- + cryptogram.
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