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code

 
 
pronunciation:
kod
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a set of rules or laws.
The dress code at school does not allow us to wear shorts or jeans.
synonyms:
laws, regulations, rules
similar words:
morals, principles
definition 2: a system of symbols or signals used in place of letters and numbers for sending messages.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: codes, coding, coded
definition: to put into a system of symbols for sending messages.
The spy coded the message so the enemy could not read it.
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