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 for encrypt
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  encrypt \encrypt\ v. t.
     To convert ordinary language or other data into code; to hide
     the meaning of a message by converting it into a form that
     cannot be interpreted without knowing the secret method for
     interpretation, called the key; to encode.
     Syn: encode, code, encipher, cipher, cypher, inscribe, write
          in code.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: convert ordinary language into code; "We should encode the
           message for security reasons" [syn: code, encipher,
           cipher, cypher, encrypt, inscribe, write in code]

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