Translation of descifrar in English:

descifrar

to decode, v.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (mensaje) to decode
    (mensaje) to decipher
    (código) to decipher
    (código) to break
    (código) to crack
    (escritura/jeroglífico) to decipher
    nadie pudo descifrar qué había querido decir no one could work out what he had meant
    • no logro descifrar qué dice aquí I can't make out / decipher what it says here
  • 2

    (misterio/enigma) to work out
    (misterio/enigma) to figure out