What is the meaning of code?


  • A set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones.
  • A coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy.
  • Computer science. ( the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions)


  • Attach a code to.
    • usage: "Code the pieces with numbers so that you can identify them later"
  • Convert ordinary language into code.
    • usage: "We should encode the message for security reasons"
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