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Definition of Interpret


  1. To explain or tell the meaning of; to expound; to translate orally into intelligible or familiar language or terms; to decipher; to define; -- applied esp. to language, but also to dreams, signs, conduct, mysteries, etc.; as, to interpret the Hebrew language to an Englishman; to interpret an Indian speech.
  2. To apprehend and represent by means of art; to show by illustrative representation; as, an actor interprets the character of Hamlet; a musician interprets a sonata; an artist interprets a landscape.
  3. To act as an interpreter.
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Interpret Translations

interpret in Afrikaans is vertolk
interpret in Dutch is uitleggen, duiden, interpreteren
interpret in Finnish is tulkita
interpret in Norwegian is tolke, tyde
interpret in Portuguese is interprete
interpret in Spanish is interpretar
interpret in Swedish is tyda, tolka