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Definition 1: a secret method of writing - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for cypher in the sense of this definition

(cypher is a kind of ...) a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy

Definition 2: a message written in a secret code - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for cypher in the sense of this definition

(cypher is a kind of ...) a communication (usually brief) that is written or spoken or signaled

"he sent a three-word message"

Definition 3: a person of no influence - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for cypher in the sense of this definition

(cypher is a kind of ...) a person who holds no title

(... is a kind of cypher ) someone who is small and insignificant

(... is a kind of cypher ) someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous

Definition 4: a quantity of no importance - [noun denoting quantity]

Samples where cypher or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
  • reduced to nil all the work we had done
  • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
  • it was all for naught
  • I didn't hear zilch about it

Synonyms for cypher in the sense of this definition

(cypher is a kind of ...) a quantity relative to some purpose

(... is a kind of cypher ) (Latin) nil; nothing (as used by a sheriff after an unsuccessful effort to serve a writ)

"nihil habet"

(... is a kind of cypher ) little or nothing at all

"I asked for a raise and they gave me bugger-all" "I know sweet Fanny Adams about surgery"

Definition 5: a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for cypher in the sense of this definition

(cypher is a kind of ...) one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration

"0 and 1 are digits"

Definition 6: make a mathematical calculation or computation - [verb of cognition]

Synonyms for cypher in the sense of this definition

(cypher is a kind of ...) think logically

"The children must learn to reason"

(... is a kind of cypher ) find the solution

"solve an equation" "solve for x"

(... is a kind of cypher ) combine by multiplication

"multiply 10 by 15"

(... is a kind of cypher ) perform a division

"Can you divide 49 by seven?"

(... is a kind of cypher ) estimate the value of

(... is a kind of cypher ) calculate a derivative; take the derivative

(... is a kind of cypher ) calculate the integral of; calculate by integration

(... is a kind of cypher ) plot a map of (land)

(... is a kind of cypher ) judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)

"I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"

(... is a kind of cypher ) make a budget

(... is a kind of cypher ) compute the present value of a business or an income

(... is a kind of cypher ) make a subtraction

"subtract this amount from my paycheck"

(... is a kind of cypher ) make an addition by combining numbers

"Add 27 and 49, please!"

(... is a kind of cypher ) apply quantum theory to; restrict the number of possible values of (a quantity) or states of (a physical entity or system) so that certain variables can assume only certain discrete magnitudes that are integral multiples of a common factor

"Quantize gravity"

(... is a kind of cypher ) calculate the root of a number

(... is a kind of cypher ) perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information

"The results of the elections were still being processed when he gave his acceptance speech"

(... is a kind of cypher ) divide or assess proportionally

"The rent was prorated for the rest of the month"

(... is a kind of cypher ) calculate incorrectly

"I miscalculated the number of guests at the wedding"

(... is a kind of cypher ) calculate anew

"The costs had to be recalculated"

(... is a kind of cypher ) compute the average of

(... is a kind of cypher ) resolve into factors

"a quantum computer can factor the number 15"

(cypher has a similar meaning as ...) be calculated

"The fees work out to less than $1,000"

(cypher belongs to category ...) a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement

Definition 7: convert ordinary language into code - [verb of communication]

Samples where cypher or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We should encode the message for security reasons

Synonyms for cypher in the sense of this definition

(cypher is a kind of ...) convert information into code

"encode pictures digitally"

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