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Synonyms of interpreting

Noun


1. interpretation, interpreting, rendition, rendering, explanation

usage: an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious; "the edict was subject to many interpretations"; "he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables"; "often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning"

Verb


1. interpret, construe, see, understand

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

2. rede, interpret, explain, explicate

usage: give an interpretation or explanation to

3. interpret, render, perform, execute, do

usage: give an interpretation or rendition of; "The pianist rendered the Beethoven sonata beautifully"

4. represent, interpret, re-create

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

5. translate, interpret, render, repeat, reiterate, ingeminate, iterate, restate, retell

usage: 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. understand, read, interpret, translate, understand

usage: make sense of a language; "She understands French"; "Can you read Greek?"

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