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code

code

 
pronunciation:
kod
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a set of rules, laws, or regulations.
The knights pledged to live by a code of honor.New structures must be built in accordance with the town's building code.
synonyms:
laws, regulations, rules
similar words:
canon, corpus juris, ethic, morality, morals, pandect, precepts, principles
definition 2: a system of symbols used for secret or privileged communications.
The plans for the invasion were communicated by means of a secret code.
synonyms:
cipher
similar words:
cryptogram
definition 3: a system of symbols used in place of letters and numbers, for sending messages.
Morse code.
similar words:
Morse code
definition 4: the arrangement of statements in a computer program, in which letters and numerical figures are represented as binary numbers.
similar words:
format
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: coded, codes, coding
definition 1: to put into a system of symbols for transmitting messages.
synonyms:
encode
similar words:
cipher
definition 2: to convert or translate into code.
synonyms:
cipher, encipher, encode
antonyms:
decode
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