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  Words related to interpret

Related / Similar Words: understand, read, translate, construe, see, render, represent

 

Definition:
  • make sense of a language; "She understands French"; "Can you read Greek?";
  • make sense of; assign a meaning to; "What message do you see in this letter?"; "How do you interpret his behavior?";
  • give an interpretation or explanation to;
  • 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.;
  • create an image or likeness of; "The painter represented his wife as a young girl";
  • give an interpretation or rendition of; "The pianist rendered the Beethoven sonata beautifully";

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    See Also: collocate with, construe with, cooccur with, co-occur with, go with

     

    Hyponyms: misconstrue, misinterpret, misconceive, misunderstand, misapprehend, be amiss, read between the lines, mythicize, mythicise, literalize, literalise, spiritualize, spiritualise, reinterpret, allegorize, allegorise, take, read, scan, educe, evoke, elicit, extract, draw out, moralize, moralise, deconstruct, re-explain, commentate, gloss, comment, annotate, retranslate, mistranslate, latinize, sensualize, carnalize, silhouette, animalize, animalise, profile, paint, capture, picture, depict, render, show, stylize, stylise, conventionalize, map, portray, limn, present, draw, model, mock up, graph, chart, sing

     

    Grouped Verbs: see, consider, reckon, view, regard, translate

     

    Derivational Morphology: construal, interpretation, reading, version, interpreting, rendition, rendering, interpreter, translator, interpretive program, translation, interlingual rendition, transcriber, representation

     

    Anagrams: pine tree, pertinent

     

     
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