interpret

I
(Roget's IV) v.
1. [To convey the meaning of; said especially of a work of art ]
Syn. give one's impression of, render, represent, play, perform, depict, delineate, enact, portray, make sense of, construe, understand, evaluate, read, read into, improvise on, reenact, mimic, gather from, view as, give one an idea about, make of*; see also define 2 , describe , represent 2 .
2. [To explain]
Syn. translate, paraphrase, render; see decipher , explain .
See Synonym Study at explain .
II
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
1. construe read, understand, view, define, explain, explicate, clarify, shed light on, spell out, illuminate.
2. translate transcribe, paraphrase.
III
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To make understandable: construe, decipher, explain, explicate, expound, spell out. Archaic: enucleate. Idiom: put into plain English. See EXPLAIN. 2. To understand in a particular way: construe, read, take. See UNDERSTAND. 3. To perform according to one's artistic conception: execute, play, render. See PERFORMING ARTS.

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  • interpret — INTERPRÉT, Ă, interpreţi, te, s.m. şi f. 1. Persoană care traduce pe loc şi oral ceea ce spune cineva în altă limbă, mijlocind astfel înţelegerea dintre două sau mai multe persoane; translator, tălmaci. 2. fig. Persoană care exprimă năzuinţele… …   Dicționar Român

  • interpret — in·ter·pret /in tər prət/ vt: to explain or tell the meaning of (as a document) esp. in order to determine intent they must interpret the provisions of the Constitution L. H. Tribe Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Interpret — In*ter pret, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Interpreted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Interpreting}.] [F. interpr[^e]ter, L. interpretari, p. p. interpretatus, fr. interpres interpeter, agent, negotiator; inter between + (prob.) the root of pretium price. See {Price} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • interpret — [in tʉr′prət] vt. [ME interpreten < MFr intepréter < L interpretari < interpres, agent between two parties, broker, interpreter] 1. to explain the meaning of; make understandable [to interpret a poem] 2. to translate (esp. oral remarks)… …   English World dictionary

  • Interpret — In*ter pret, v. i. To act as an interpreter. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Interpret — steht für: eine Person, die (meist aufgrund einer vorangegangen Analyse) eine Deutung vornimmt, siehe Interpretation in der Musik darüber auch den Darbieter eines Werks, siehe Interpretation (Musik) in der Softwaretechnik ein Computerprogramm,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Interpret — (v. lat.), 1) Unterhändler; 2) Dolmetscher, Ausleger. Daher Interpretiren, auslegen, erklären. Interpretation, Auffindung u. Darstellung des wahren Sinnes einer Schrift od. einer einzelnen Stelle, daher so v.w. Auslegung, Erklärung: A) Die I.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Interprēt — (lat.), Dolmetsch, Erklärer …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Interpret — (lat. interpres, bei Tertullian interpretator), die Mittelsperson, der Unterhändler (z.B. für Bestechungen bei den Wahlen im alten Rom), Dolmetscher, Ausleger, Erklärer, Uebersetzer. I.ation, die Auslegung, Erklärung im allgemeinsten Sinne; s.… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • intèrprēt — m 〈G interpréta〉 ekspr., {{c=1}}v. {{ref}}interpretator{{/ref}} …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • Interpret — Interpret,der:1.⇨Erklärer–2.⇨Sänger(1) …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

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