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  Definition of Interpretation
  1. the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance; "her rendition of Milton''s verse was extraordinarily moving"
  2. an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious; "the edict was subject to many interpretations"; "he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables"; "often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child''s intended m
  3. a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something
  4. an explanation that results from interpreting something; "the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence"
Similar Words: rendition, rendering, interpreting, reading, version

 

Hyponyms: reinterpretation, spin, broad interpretation, judicial activism, anagoge, exposition, expounding, construal, clarification, elucidation, illumination, eisegesis, exegesis, ijtihad, literal interpretation, version, reading, construction, twist, reconstruction, popularization, popularisation, misinterpretation, misunderstanding, mistaking

 

Derivational Morphology: represent, interpret, render, construe, see

 

 
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