Synonyms for interpret
- make of
- spell out
- throw light on
Antonyms for interpret
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INTERPRET
It seeks to use it to interpret a change in its own plans and point of view.
Such phrases, and such phrases only, we may interpret metaphorically.
With his lack of imagination, he could not interpret what this time must mean to the girl before him.
At best they can only interpret the mind of the prophet, and can have no objective value.
The generous interpret motives in extremes—ever too enthusiastic or too severe.
He recognized the language as that of the Dyaks, though he could interpret nothing which they said.
"It don't need a Daniel to interpret them," answered Hannah.
She did not stop to interpret his meeting glance, nor ask him to read hers.
How shall we interpret the oracle, you and I and the old intriguer?
This was Bywater's opportunity; he chose to interpret the hesitation differently.
late 14c., from Old French interpreter (13c.) and directly from Latin interpretari "explain, expound, understand," from interpres "agent, translator," from inter- (see inter-) + second element of uncertain origin, perhaps related to Sanskrit prath- "to spread abroad," PIE *per- (5) "to traffic in, sell" (see pornography). Related: Interpreted; interpreting.