decipher: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (di-sī'fur), [key]
- to make out the meaning of (poor or partially obliterated writing, etc.): to decipher a hastily scribbled note.
- to discover the meaning of (anything obscure or difficult to trace or understand): to decipher hieroglyphics.
- to interpret by the use of a key, as something written in cipher: to decipher a secret message.
- to depict; portray.
- decipher (Thesaurus)