cypher - Dictionary definition and meaning for word cypher

(noun) a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
Synonyms : 0 , cipher , nought , zero

(noun) a quantity of no importance
Synonyms : aught , cipher , goose egg , nada , naught , nil , nix , nothing , null , zero , zilch , zip , zippo
Example Sentence
  • 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

(noun) a person of no influence
Synonyms : cipher , nobody , nonentity

(noun) a secret method of writing
Synonyms : cipher , cryptograph , secret code

(noun) a message written in a secret code
Synonyms : cipher

(verb) convert ordinary language into code
Example Sentence
  • We should encode the message for security reasons

(verb) make a mathematical calculation or computation
Synonyms : calculate , cipher , compute , figure , reckon , work out

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for cypher

cipher like in punjabi its zero,so cipher is smthng of no value
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