Synonyms of cipher


1. cipher, cypher, message

usage: a message written in a secret code

2. zero, 0, nought, cipher, cypher, digit, figure

usage: a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number

3. nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, zero, zilch, zip, zippo, relative quantity

usage: a quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"

4. cipher, cypher, nobody, nonentity, commoner, common man, common person

usage: a person of no influence

5. cipher, cypher, cryptograph, secret code, code

usage: a secret method of writing


1. code, encipher, cipher, cypher, encrypt, inscribe, write in code, encode

usage: convert ordinary language into code; "We should encode the message for security reasons"

2. calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure, reason

usage: make a mathematical calculation or computation

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Definition and meaning of cipher (Dictionary)