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encrypt

en·crypt

encrypt

pronunciation:
ihn krIpt
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: encrypted, encrypting, encrypts
definition: to put (information) into a code, thus protecting it from being read and understood by those not authorized to have access to the information.
I've been assured that the information is safe because it has been encrypted.
synonyms:
encipher, encode
derivation: encryption (n.)