Open main menu

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

VerbEdit

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

  1. (transitive) To convert (an encrypted or coded message) back into plain text.
    Antonym: encrypt

Related termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

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.