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See definition of ciphering on Dictionary.com
  • as incalculation
  • as incomputation
  • as inestimation
  • as infiguring
  • as inreckoning

synonyms for ciphering

  • arithmetic
  • computation
  • counting
  • estimate
  • estimation
  • forecast
  • judgment
  • prediction
  • figuring
  • reckoning
  • summation
  • adding
  • dividing
  • multiplying
  • subtracting
  • totaling
  • calculation
  • computing
  • counting
  • estimation
  • figuring
  • gauge
  • guess
  • reckoning
  • data processing
  • estimating
  • summing
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How to use ciphering in a sentence

He told me of reading, of writing, and of ciphering, and taught me many facts of our world which are known to the learned.
INDIRECTIONEVERETT B. COLE
His acquirements were already far beyond the simple elements of reading, writing, and ciphering.
A SHORT LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLNJOHN G. NICOLAY
I had the Unabridged, and I was ciphering around in the back end, hoping I might tree her among the pictures.
ALONZO FITZ AND OTHER STORIESMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
He could read and write, it is true, but it was the ciphering under which he broke down, as a surveyor.
THE CHAINBEARERJ. FENIMORE COOPER
I had the Unabridged; and I was ciphering around in the back end, hoping I might tree her among the pictures.
RECITATIONS FOR THE SOCIAL CIRCLEJAMES CLARENCE HARVEY
Besides you have books to keep and accounts to make out; and my strong point is figuring and ciphering.
THE HERO OF THE PEOPLEALEXANDRE DUMAS
He wrote himself to Henry—confidentially, as from friend to friend, and ciphering his letter with his own hand.
THE DIVORCE OF CATHERINE OF ARAGONJ.A. FROUDE
I cannot account him a man any more; but only a kind of human beaver, who has acquired the art of ciphering.
LATTER-DAY PAMPHLETSTHOMAS CARLYLE
It was now the hour for ciphering; all the other girls took out their slates and pencils, and were soon busily engaged.
ELLA CLINTONMARTHA FARQUHARSON
The whole Court was lost in wonder at the fair Libussa's ciphering gift, and at the penetration of her cunning spouse.
TRANSLATIONS FROM THE GERMAN (VOL 3 OF 3)THOMAS CARLYLE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CIPHERING

  • adding
  • arithmetic
  • ciphering
  • computation
  • counting
  • dividing
  • estimate
  • estimation
  • figuring
  • forecast
  • judgment
  • multiplying
  • prediction
  • reckoning
  • subtracting
  • summation
  • totaling
  • calculation
  • ciphering
  • computing
  • counting
  • data processing
  • estimating
  • estimation
  • figuring
  • gauge
  • guess
  • reckoning
  • summing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.