Definition of INTERPRETING

noun : INTERPRETING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

verb : INTERPRETING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) make sense of; assign a meaning to; "What message do you see in this letter?"; "How do you interpret his behavior?" ;

  • 3. (

    ) give an interpretation or rendition of; "The pianist rendered the Beethoven sonata beautifully" ;

  • 5. (

    ) 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." ;


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