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interpret

 
Verb interpret has 6 senses
  1. interpret, construe, see - make sense of; assign a meaning to; "What message do you see in this letter?"; "How do you interpret his behavior?"
    --1 is one way to understand
    Derived forms: noun interpretation3, noun interpretation1, noun interpretation4
    Sample sentences:
    Sam and Sue interpret the movie
    They won't interpret the story
  2. interpret - give an interpretation or explanation to
    --2 is one way to
    explain, explicate
    Derived forms: noun interpretation3, noun interpretation1, noun interpretation4, noun interpretation2, noun interpreting1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. interpret, render - give an interpretation or rendition of; "The pianist rendered the Beethoven sonata beautifully"
    --3 is one way to perform, execute, do
    Derived forms: noun interpretation4, noun interpretation2, noun interpreter2
    Sample sentence:
    They will interpret the duet
  4. represent, interpret - create an image or likeness of; "The painter represented his wife as a young girl"
    --4 is one way to re-create
    Derived forms: noun interpretation2, noun interpreter2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  5. translate, interpret, render - restate (words) from one language into another language; "I have to translate when my in-laws from Austria visit the U.S."; "Can you interpret the speech of the visiting dignitaries?"; "She rendered the French poem into English"; "He translates for the U.N."
    --5 is one way to repeat, reiterate, ingeminate, iterate, restate, retell
    Derived forms: noun interpreter1, noun interpreter4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  6. understand, read, interpret, translate - make sense of a language; "She understands French"; "Can you read Greek?"
    --6 is one way to understand
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
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