Definition of decompile in English:

decompile

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Produce source code from (compiled code)

    ‘a programmer has to decompile the code’
    • ‘You may not redistribute, sell, decompile, reverse-engineer or otherwise disassemble the Software.’
    • ‘If you really want to prevent tools like Reflector from decompiling your code, you need the professional version's features.’
    • ‘The answer to providing a modicum of security for interpreted applications has to this point been obfuscation - - making the code look different so it can be difficult to decompile and figure out.’
    • ‘The draft's proposals will also hinder music studios, broadcasters and software developers, who risk breaking the law when they decompile copy-protected software.’
    • ‘For example, imagine that a cracker was decompiling your code, looking for authentication text.’

Pronunciation:

decompile

/diːkəmˈpʌɪl/