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Overview of verb interpret

The verb interpret has 6 senses? (first 6 from tagged texts)
1. (17) interpret, construe, see

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

2. (10) rede, interpret

(give an interpretation or explanation to)

3. (2) interpret, render

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

4. (2) represent, interpret

(create an image or likeness of; "The painter represented his wife as a young girl")

5. (1) translate, interpret, render

(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.")

6. (1) understand, read, interpret, translate

(make sense of a language; "She understands French"; "Can you read Greek?")

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