Synonyms of decipher in English:

decipher


See definition of decipher

verb

1‘he was the only one who could decipher the code’

SYNONYMS

decode, decrypt, break, work out, solve, interpret, translate, construe, explain

make sense of, make head or tail of, get to the bottom of, unravel, find the key to, find the answer to, throw light on

informal crack, figure out

British informal twig, suss, suss out

ANTONYMS

encode

2‘the writing was rather wobbly and hard to decipher’

SYNONYMS

make out, discern, perceive, see, read, follow, fathom, penetrate, make sense of, interpret, understand, comprehend, apprehend, grasp

untangle, disentangle, sort out, piece together