- to decode or decipher.
Origin of decrypt
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Examples from the Web for decrypted
Using this device he was able to store hundreds of thousands of classified documents in decrypted form.
First, no longer would storage of decrypted cables be permitted.
Manning then stored these decrypted cables in a separate storage device.
When he pulled them up to look at them, they appeared in decrypted form.
Presently, the emails are sent in encrypted form and decrypted when they arrive and stored in decrypted form.How the State Department Can Stop the Next WikiLeaks
James C. Goodale
December 1, 2010
- to decode (a message) with or without previous knowledge of its key
- to make intelligible (a television or other signal) that has been deliberately distorted for transmission
C20: from de- + crypt, as in cryptic
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Word Origin and History for decrypted
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