descramble

[ dee-skram-buhl ]
/ diˈskræm bəl /

verb (used with object), de·scram·bled, de·scram·bling.

QUIZZES

DON’T VACILLATE! VANQUISH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

It’d be a real faux pas to miss this quiz on the words from August 3–9, 2020!
Question 1 of 7
What does “vacillate” mean?

Origin of descramble

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for descramble

British Dictionary definitions for descramble

descramble
/ (diːˈskræmbəl) /

verb

to restore (a scrambled signal) to an intelligible form, esp automatically by the use of electronic devices

Derived forms of descramble

descrambler, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012