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Definitions of interpretation

  1. the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance; "her rendition of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2. The act of interpreting; explanation of what is obscure; translation; version; construction; as, the interpretation of a foreign language, of a dream, or of an enigma. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The sense given by an interpreter; exposition or explanation given; meaning; as, commentators give various interpretations of the same passage of Scripture. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The power or explaining. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. An artist's way of expressing his thought or embodying his conception of nature. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The act or process of applying general principles or formulae to the explanation of the results obtained in special cases. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. The act of explaining the meaning of; explanation; translation. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. The act of interpreting. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. The sense given by an interpreter. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. The act of interpreting; the exposition given; the power of explaining. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. Explanation of what is obscure or unintelligible; exposition. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for interpretation

  1. In this extensive country it can not but happen that numerous questions respecting the interpretation of the laws and the rights and duties of officers and citizens must arise. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  2. In my interpretation I use no words at all. – Frenzied Fiction by Stephen Leacock
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