interpret interpret  /ɪn ˈtɜr prət/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) make sense of; assign a meaning to
  2. (v) give an interpretation or explanation to
  3. (v) give an interpretation or rendition of
  4. (v) create an image or likeness of
  5. (v) restate (words) from one language into another language
  6. (v) make sense of a language

Usage(s):

  1. The new body will have no power to interpret scripture.
  2. He was often like that: generous, open, supportive, always trying to win new converts to his way of working, his way of interpreting the past.
  3. Attempts to reinterpret the vision of famous designers don't always work out once they depart.

News

  1. Is the Long Bond Forming a Bottom?

    The following are the latest daily summaries of my ongoing intraday coverage, providing context to interpret price action. Any prices listed are for a contract's current "front month."
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  2. The Long Bond Tested Support Today

    The following are the latest daily summaries of my ongoing intraday coverage, providing context to interpret price action. Any prices listed are for a contract's current "front month."
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Nick Hundley, Clayton Richard were trapped in Colorado

    With that headline, one’s instinct is to interpret it metaphorically, but Padres catcher Nick Hundley, starter Clayton Richard, and pitching coach Darren Balsley were literally trapped in an office prior to this afternoon’s series finale at Coors Field. Via MLB.com’s Corey Brock: For about 10 minutes, Bossart and Coors Field clubhouse workers tried different keys…
    on June 10, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: HardballTalk

Quotes

  1. "As some may recall, there was at the time a debate over the way in which the administration was likely to interpret these prohibitions," McCain said in a statement, adding that he was "personally assured by administration officials that at...
    on Oct 4, 2007 By: John McCain Source: FOXNews

  2. "Her testimony has provided ample reason to think that she will interpret and apply the Second Amendment consistent with the urgent need to keep dangerous weapons out of the hands of dangerous people," the gun-control group's president, Paul...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Paul Helmke Source: BusinessWeek

  3. "I acted in complete good faith, and would have been happy to lose to Derek, but I can see that people might interpret my actions otherwise," Padel said in a statement provided by Ruth Collier, head of Oxford's press office.
    on May 26, 2009 By: Ruth Padel Source: Bloomberg

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