interpreted interpreted  /ɪn ˈtɜr prə təd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) understood in a certain way; made sense of

Usage(s):

  1. Samples of dog noises were collected, interpreted by animal behaviorists and stored in a doggie database.
  2. Republicans believe it can be interpreted that way, but Democrats don't.
  3. Sebire's lawyers argue that current laws pertaining to terminal patients can be interpreted to allow active euthanasia.

News

  1. College Park man wanted in connection with murder investigation found

    Orlando police have made a second arrest in the death of a College Park man. WFTV reporter Renee Stoll was there when Xin Liu was arrested Wednesday night.        While Liu was in the cruiser, he made an odd comment to police just before they drove off to jail: "Are we going to turn the lights on?" "I don't think that the way he behaved or his mannerisms should be interpreted or misconstrued in ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WFTV 9 Orlando

  2. Stop the Official Lies by Revealing Secret Court Rulings

    The U.S. has forsworn secret prisons. But we have reams of secret laws for our secret intelligence agencies, interpreted by a secret court that hands down secret rulings.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  3. Jindal backs limits on alternative fuel tax credit

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed into law a rewrite of the state's alternative fuel vehicle tax credit program. Baton Rouge Sen. Dan Claitor submitted the bill, addressing concerns that the program could be interpreted in a way that would balloon its costs. Provisions in the bill match regulations already adopted by the Jindal administration. Claitor said he wanted the law to ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KATC 3 Lafayette

Quotes

  1. In a statement Neugebauer said that although he remains "heartbroken" about passage of the bill, "I deeply regret that my actions were mistakenly interpreted as a direct reference" to Stupak.
    on Mar 22, 2010 By: Randy Neugebauer Source: Los Angeles Times (blog)

  2. "I understand the joy. He might have interpreted that in another way but the way it was perceived is 'catch me if you can'. You don't do that," said Rogge, who participated in three Olympics from 1968 to 1976 in yachting.
    on Aug 21, 2008 By: Jacques Rogge Source: Reuters

  3. Among the first performers to join the cultural boycott was Elvis Costello, who said that "merely having your name added to a concert may be interpreted as a political act...... it may be assumed that one has no mind for the suffering of the...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Elvis Costello Source: Jewish Chronicle

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