What is interpret?

  • (verb): Give an interpretation or rendition of.
    Synonyms: render
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on interpret:

Connie Zweig - Fundamentals - Archetypes
... universal prototypes for ideas and may be used to interpret observations ... and talk to a manifestation of anima and that she taught him how to interpret dreams ... As soon as he could interpret on his own, Jung said that she ceased talking to him because she was no longer needed ...
Interpret Scotland
... Interpret Scotland is an inter-agency initiative between Scottish organisations concerned with heritage interpretation ... expertise and experience to avoid duplicating effort The Interpret Scotland journal, which is published twice a year, has been running since 2000 and includes articles on all ... Interpret Scotland can be credited with raising awareness of professional heritage interpretation within Scotland, particularly through inter-agency support and ...
REXX - Syntax - Keyword Instructions - INTERPRET
... The INTERPRET instruction evaluates its argument and treats its value as a REXX statement ... Sometimes INTERPRET is the clearest way to perform a task, but it is often used where clearer code is possible using, e.g ... /* a touch of LISP */ X = 'square' interpret 'say' X

More definitions of "interpret":

  • (verb): Give an interpretation or explanation to.
  • (verb): Make sense of; assign a meaning to.
    Example: "How do you interpret his behavior?"
    Synonyms: construe, see
  • (verb): Restate (words) from one language into another language.
    Example: "Can you interpret the speech of the visiting dignitaries?"
    Synonyms: translate, render
  • (verb): Create an image or likeness of.
    Synonyms: represent

Famous quotes containing the word interpret:

    If art has a purpose, it is to interpret life, reproduce it in fresh visions.
    Catherine Drinker Bowen (1897–1973)

    Intuition is not infallible; it only seems to be the truth. It is a message which we may interpret wrongly.
    Christina Stead (1902–1983)

    The great dramatist has something better to do than to amuse either himself or his audience. He has to interpret life.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)