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1. interpretation

noun. ['ˌɪnˌtɝːprɪˈteɪʃən'] a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something.

Synonyms

  • reading
  • mental representation
  • version
  • representation
  • internal representation
  • anagoge

Antonyms

  • unweave
  • untwist
  • unbend
  • stand still

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Rhymes with Literal Interpretation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Sentences with literal-interpretation


1. Noun Phrase
Wahhabis take a strict and literal interpretation of the Quran.

2. Noun Phrase
A literal interpretation of a music-themed costume is to dress like a musical symbol.

2. interpretation

noun. ['ˌɪnˌtɝːprɪˈteɪʃən'] the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance.

Synonyms

  • rendition
  • rendering
  • spin
  • performance

Antonyms

  • indirect discourse
  • credit
  • debit
  • unimportance

3. interpretation

noun. ['ˌɪnˌtɝːprɪˈteɪʃən'] an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious.

Synonyms

  • rendition
  • rendering
  • interpreting
  • broad interpretation
  • judicial activism

Antonyms

  • dark
  • conception
  • antitype
  • disentangle

4. interpretation

noun. ['ˌɪnˌtɝːprɪˈteɪʃən'] an explanation that results from interpreting something.

Synonyms

  • illumination
  • ijtihad
  • popularization
  • misunderstanding
  • misinterpretation
  • exegesis
  • popularisation
  • mistaking
  • version
  • expounding
  • literal interpretation
  • reconstruction
  • explanation
  • reading
  • exposition
  • construal
  • twist
  • clarification
  • construction
  • eisegesis
  • elucidation

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • disassembly
  • misconstruction
  • inactivity

5. literal

adjective. ['ˈlɪtɝəl'] being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something.

Synonyms

  • real
  • true
  • genuine

Antonyms

  • good
  • potential
  • unreal
  • noncurrent

Etymology

  • literal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • litteralis (Latin)

6. literal

adjective. ['ˈlɪtɝəl'] without interpretation or embellishment.

Antonyms

  • conception

Etymology

  • literal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • litteralis (Latin)

7. literal

adjective. ['ˈlɪtɝəl'] avoiding embellishment or exaggeration (used for emphasis).

Antonyms

  • goodness

Etymology

  • literal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • litteralis (Latin)

8. literal

adjective. ['ˈlɪtɝəl'] limited to the explicit meaning of a word or text.

Synonyms

  • explicit
  • unrhetorical
  • denotative

Antonyms

  • inexact
  • figurative
  • correctness
  • rightness

Etymology

  • literal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • litteralis (Latin)

9. literal

noun. ['ˈlɪtɝəl'] a mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind.

Synonyms

  • literal error
  • misprint
  • error
  • typo
  • erratum
  • typographical error

Antonyms

  • unrealistic
  • unreality
  • counterfeit
  • insincere

Etymology

  • literal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • litteralis (Latin)
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