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en·crypt

encrypt

 
pronunciation:
ihn krIpt
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: encrypts, encrypting, encrypted
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
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derivation: encryption (n.)