verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for decipher
It was beyond the capacity of any human cryptologist to decipher the signals.The Castration of Alan Turing, Britain’s Code-Breaking WWII Hero|Clive Irving|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I never owned a copy but I knew people who did, and we spent hours in dorm rooms trying to decipher what was on it.
For those few months it may have appeared quite simple to decipher the good from the bad.An Ex-Radical's Open Letter to ISIS Fighters: Quit Now While You Can!|Maajid Nawaz|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The duchess sat at a replica radio to hear, learn about, and decipher morse code.Kate Middleton’s Code-Breaking Granny: Duchess Uncovers Wartime Secrets|Tim Teeman|June 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After a brief exchange to decipher why Smith, Alencar, and Mousa wanted to go to Syria, the journalists told them to go home.
Many attempts have been made to decipher the writing, which apparently was carved into the rock at several different periods.North Dakota|Various
Often he had hieroglyphics to decipher which would have given trouble to a professor of paleontology.The Heart of Pinocchio|Collodi Nipote
And still he dreaded the approach of the day when he should decipher its awful meaning.Masterpieces of Mystery|Various
There was a signature scrawled in one corner, and I bent closer to decipher it.That Affair at Elizabeth|Burton E. Stevenson
There is likely someone in the shop who can decipher the illegible writing.The Triumphs of Eugne Valmont|Robert Barr