verb (used with object)
to make out the meaning of (poor or partially obliterated writing, etc.):
to decipher a hastily scribbled note.
to discover the meaning of (anything obscure or difficult to trace or understand):
to decipher hieroglyphics.
to interpret by the use of a key, as something written in cipher:
to decipher a secret message.
Obsolete. to depict; portray.
to determine the meaning of (something obscure or illegible)
to convert from code into plain text; decode
noun 1. Nautical. a floorlike surface wholly or partially occupying one level of a hull, superstructure, or deckhouse, generally cambered, and often serving as a member for strengthening the structure of a vessel. the space between such a surface and the next such surface above: Our stateroom was on B deck. 2. any open platform […]
verb (used without object) 1. to speak aloud in an oratorical manner; make a formal speech: Brutus declaimed from the steps of the Roman senate building. 2. to inveigh (usually followed by against): He declaimed against the high rents in slums. 3. to speak or write for oratorical effect, as without sincerity or sound argument. […]
adjective 1. pertaining to or characterized by declamation. 2. merely oratorical or rhetorical; stilted: a pompous, declamatory manner of speech. adjective 1. relating to or having the characteristics of a declamation 2. merely rhetorical; empty and bombastic
verb (used with object), declared, declaring. 1. to make known or state clearly, especially in explicit or formal terms: to declare one’s position in a controversy. 2. to announce officially; proclaim: to declare a state of emergency; to declare a winner. 3. to state emphatically: He declared that the allegation was a lie. 4. to […]
adjective 1. serving to declare, make known, or explain: a declarative statement. adjective 1. making or having the nature of a declaration