Synonyms of code


1. code, codification, written communication, written language, black and white

usage: a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)

2. code, coding system

usage: a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy

3. code, computer code, coding system

usage: (computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions


1. code, tag, label, mark

usage: attach a code to; "Code the pieces with numbers so that you can identify them later"

2. code, encipher, cipher, cypher, encrypt, inscribe, write in code, encode

usage: convert ordinary language into code; "We should encode the message for security reasons"

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