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in·ter·pret

 (ĭn-tûr′prĭt)
v. in·ter·pret·ed, in·ter·pret·ing, in·ter·prets
v.tr.
1. To explain the meaning of: The newspapers interpreted the ambassador's speech as an attempt at making peace. See Synonyms at explain.
2. To understand the significance of; construe: interpreted his smile to be an agreement; interpreted the open door as an invitation.
3. To present or conceptualize the meaning of by means of art or criticism: The actor interpreted the character with great subtlety.
4. To translate from one language into another: interpreted the ambassador's remarks for the assembly.
v.intr.
To serve as an interpreter for speakers of different languages.

[Middle English interpreten, from Old French interpreter, from Latin interpretārī, from interpres, interpret-, negotiator, explainer; see per- in Indo-European roots.]

in·ter′pret·a·bil′i·ty, in·ter′pret·a·ble·ness n.
in·ter′pret·a·ble adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.interpreting - an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious; "the edict was subject to many interpretations"; "he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables"; "often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning"
broad interpretation, judicial activism - an interpretation of the U.S. constitution holding that the spirit of the times and the needs of the nation can legitimately influence judicial decisions (particularly decisions of the Supreme Court)
explanation - thought that makes something comprehensible
Translations

interpreting

[ɪnˈtɜːprɪtɪŋ] Ninterpretación f

interpreting

[ɪnˈtɜːrprɪtɪŋ] n (= profession) → interprétariat m

interpreting

n (= profession)Dolmetschen nt

interpreting

[ɪnˈtɜːprɪtɪŋ] n (profession) → interpretariato
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