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1. interpret

verb. ['ˌɪnˈtɝːprət'] make sense of; assign a meaning to.

Synonyms

  • reckon
  • spiritualize
  • regard
  • misunderstand
  • literalize
  • misconstrue
  • allegorize
  • allegorise
  • misapprehend
  • elicit
  • be amiss
  • view
  • literalise
  • mythicise
  • spiritualise
  • educe
  • scan
  • mythicize
  • reinterpret
  • evoke
  • read between the lines
  • extract
  • construe
  • misconceive
  • see
  • consider
  • misinterpret
  • read
  • take
  • draw out

Antonyms

  • spiritualize
  • differentiate
  • add
  • subtract

Etymology

  • interpreten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • enterpreter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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How do you pronounce interpret?

Pronounce interpret as ˌɪnˈtərprət.

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Example sentences of the word interpret


1. Verb, base form
Include any significant background information or prior research a reader must know to interpret your work.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Based on prior research and your personal understanding, interpret the data in relation to your hypothesis.

Quotes containing the word interpret


1. Of course, a sign doesn't mean anything unless you know how to interpret it.
- Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha

2. Fashion is a language that creates itself in clothes to interpret reality.
- Karl Lagerfeld

3. Our friends interpret the world and ourselves to us, if we take them tenderly and truly.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

2. interpret

verb. ['ˌɪnˈtɝːprət'] give an interpretation or explanation to.

Synonyms

  • moralise
  • re-explain
  • comment
  • commentate
  • misinterpret
  • gloss
  • explain
  • explicate
  • annotate
  • moralize
  • rede
  • deconstruct

Antonyms

  • respect
  • exclude
  • disrespect
  • disesteem

Etymology

  • interpreten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • enterpreter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. interpret

verb. ['ˌɪnˈtɝːprət'] create an image or likeness of.

Synonyms

  • portray
  • draw
  • model
  • show
  • chart
  • present
  • graph
  • mock up
  • profile
  • picture
  • re-create
  • carnalize
  • stylize
  • render
  • conventionalize
  • represent
  • paint
  • animalise
  • depict
  • capture
  • map
  • limn
  • sensualize
  • stylise
  • silhouette

Antonyms

  • dishonor
  • bore
  • unbelief
  • demythologize

Etymology

  • interpreten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • enterpreter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. interpret

verb. ['ˌɪnˈtɝːprət'] give an interpretation or rendition of.

Synonyms

  • perform
  • render
  • sing
  • do

Antonyms

  • curse
  • bless
  • enjoy
  • suffer

Etymology

  • interpreten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • enterpreter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. interpret

verb. ['ˌɪnˈtɝːprət'] make sense of a language.

Synonyms

  • read
  • translate

Antonyms

  • divide
  • multiply
  • integrate

Etymology

  • interpreten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • enterpreter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. interpret

verb. ['ˌɪnˈtɝːprət'] restate (words) from one language into another language.

Synonyms

  • restate
  • retell
  • Latinize
  • render
  • gloss
  • retranslate
  • mistranslate
  • ingeminate
  • reiterate
  • iterate
  • translate

Antonyms

  • distrust
  • inattention
  • inattentiveness
  • heedless

Etymology

  • interpreten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • enterpreter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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