1. the activity of making clear or converting from code into plain text; "a secret key or password is required for decryption"
(synonym) decryption, decipherment
(hypernym) cryptography, coding, secret writing
(derivation) decode, decrypt, decipher
1. convert code into ordinary language
(synonym) decrypt, decipher
(antonym) encode, code, encipher, cipher, cypher, encrypt, inscribe, write in code
(derivation) decoding, decryption, decipherment