Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: decipher
IPA transcription: [dɪs'aɪfɚ]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: decipher, trace
    Meaning: read with difficulty; "Can you decipher this letter?"; "The archeologist traced the hieroglyphs"
  • Synonyms: decode, decrypt, decipher
    Meaning: convert code into ordinary language
Usage examples
  • The most sagacious, the calmest, the most profound, decipher slowly, and when they arrive with their text, the task has long been completed; there are already twenty translations on the public place.
  • I have had a curious packet confided to me, containing an immense amount of manuscript, in an inconceivably small space; tales, dramas, poems, romances, written principally by Charlotte, in a hand which it is almost impossible to decipher without the aid of a magnifying glass.