to describe this is of: interpreted the ambassador's remarks. See Synonyms at explain.
To conceive the significance of; construe: interpreted his smile is an understanding; translated the open-door as an invitation.
to provide or conceptualize this is of through art or criticism.
To convert by mouth.
to describe or inform the meaning of; to expound; to translate by mouth into intelligible or familiar language or terms; to decipher; to determine; -- used esp. to language, and to dreams, signs, conduct, secrets, etc.
To apprehend and express by way of art; showing by illustrative representation
To explain or tell the meaning of; to expound; to convert orally into intelligible or familiar language or terms; to decipher; to define; -- used especially to language, but also to ambitions, indications, conduct, mysteries, etc.; as, to translate the Hebrew language to an Englishman; to translate an Indian address.
To apprehend and express by way of art; to exhibit by illustrative representation; because, an actor interprets the smoothness of Hamlet; a musician interprets a sonata; an artist interprets a landscape.
to behave as an interpreter.
give an interpretation or rendition of
give an interpretation or description to
make sense of a language
develop an image or likeness of
restate (terms) from a single language into another language