Definition of "interpreted" []

  • To clarify or explain the meaning of; elucidate (verb)
  • To construe the significance or intention of (verb)
  • To convey or represent the spirit or meaning of (a poem, song, etc) in performance (verb)
  • To act as an interpreter; translate orally (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of interpret. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "interpreted" in a sentence
  • "There is only "outside director," a term interpreted simply to mean anyone who has never worked for the company."
  • "Rimington and her judges came under fire in recent weeks for stressing the importance of "readability" when judging the winner, a term interpreted by some as dumbing down one of English-language fiction's top accolades."
  • "The ruin of Awatubi is known to the Navajo as Talla Hogan, a term interpreted as meaning “singing house” and thought to refer to the chapel and mission that at one time nourished here, as described by Mr. Stephen in Chapter I. Tradition ascribes great importance to this village."
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