(USED WITH OBJECT)
to give or provide the meaning of; explain; explicate; elucidate: to interpret the hidden meaning of a parable.
to construe or understand in a particular way: to interpret a reply as favorable.
to bring out the meaning of (a dramatic work, music, etc.) by performance or execution.
to perform or render (a song, role in a play, etc.) according to one's own understanding or sensitivity: The actor interpreted Lear as a weak, pitiful old man.
An interpreted language is a programming language for which most of its
implementations execute instructions directly, without previously compiling a
to give or provide the meaning of; explain; explicate; elucidate: to interpret the
hidden meaning of a parable. 2. to construe or understand in a particular way:.
language: An interpreted
language depends on an interpreter
program that reads the source code and translates it on the fly into computations and system calls. The source has to be re-interpreted
(and the interpreter
present) each time the code... More »
to explain the meaning of (something). : to understand (something) in a specified
way. : to perform (something, such as a song or a role) in a way that shows your ...
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v. in·ter·pret·ed, in·ter·pret·ing, in·ter·prets. v.tr. 1. To explain the meaning of: The
newspapers interpreted the ambassador's speech as an attempt at making ...
From Middle English interpreten, from Old French enterpreter, (French interpréter
), from Latin interpretor (“to explain, expound, interpret”), past participle ...
verb ( interprets, interpreting, interpreted ). [ with object ]. 1Explain the meaning of
(information or actions): the evidence is difficult to interpret. More example ...