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1code/ˈkoʊd/noun
pluralcodes
1code
/ˈkoʊd/
noun
pluralcodes
Learner's definition of CODE  
[count] 
: a set of laws or regulations
— see also penal code
   b  : a set of ideas or rules about how to behave
: a set of letters, numbers, symbols, etc., that is used to secretly send messages to someone
[count]
[noncount]
— see also morse code
   b  [count]  : a set of letters, numbers, symbols, etc., that identifies or gives information about something or someone
[noncount]  : a set of instructions for a computer
2code/ˈkoʊd/verb
codescodedcoding
2code
/ˈkoʊd/
verb
codescodedcoding
Learner's definition of CODE  
[+ object]
: to put (a message) into the form of a code so that it can be kept secret
— compare decode
: to mark (something) with a code so that it can be identified
: to change (information) into a set of letters, numbers, or symbols that can be read by a computer
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