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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
References in classic literature ?
The boy congratulated himself on his good looks; the girl grew angry, and could not bear the self-praises of her Brother, interpreting all he said (and how could she do otherwise?) into reflection on herself.
I understood but too well the change in her manner, to greater kindness and quicker readiness in interpreting all my wishes, before others--to constraint and sadness, and nervous anxiety to absorb herself in the first occupation she could seize on, whenever we happened to be left together alone.
And was not the fantastic Michel right in thus interpreting the fancies of the ancient astronomers?
The Academic Foundations of Interpreting Studies: An Introduction to Its Theories
To achieve and enhance quality in interpreting, a broad range of factors come into play: diverse stakeholders and interest groups need to be involved in the process and, ultimately, changes often boil down to political will and money.
Waubonsee Community College has completed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Administrative Office of Illinois Courts for the colleges Legal Interpreting Program.
During the set for the Lamb of God band, at a Slayer concert tour on June 20 in Austin, Texas, USA, Rothschild-Cross began interpreting the band's song with such fierceness that it impressed Randy Blythe, Lamb of God's frontman.
National President, Educational Sign Language Interpreters Association (ESLIAN), Comrade Oladipupo Omobosola, has declared that it is high time Nigerian education policy makers and other related educational agencies in the country ensured that sign language interpreting attains its rightful place in the Nigerian educational\professional system.
However, the majority of studies in the field of interpreting are concerned about the skills of interpreting (e.g., De Laet, 2010; Sawyer 2004).
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