interpretative

[ in-tur-pri-tey-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION OF interpretative
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This is to be found in the interpretative value of the theory.

The theory is that interpretative minds must not be expected of them.

If he can do this he will attain the greatest in interpretative ability.

So little of it is carried over into life because so little of it is interpretative of the life that is.

Nature-writing must grow more and more human, personal, interpretative.

I have therefore chosen the second, the interpretative method.

Their arms and bodies jerked in a most fascinating and interpretative manner.

In brief, the work of Linnaeus was constructive, not interpretative.

Any traditions which persist in interpretative art must be carried in the memory.

We get out of him in proportion to the sympathetic and interpretative power of our own spirits.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, properly formed from past participle stem of Latin interpretari (see interpret). Interpretive means the same thing, but is less correct. Related: Interpretatively.

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