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Synonyms for interpret

Synonyms for (verb) interpret

Synonyms: interpret, understand, translate, read Definition: make sense of a language Usage: She understands French; Can you read Greek?

Similar words: understand Definition: know and comprehend the nature or meaning of Usage: She did not understand her husband; I understand what she means

Synonyms: construe, see, interpret Definition: make sense of; assign a meaning to Usage: What message do you see in this letter?; How do you interpret his behavior?

Similar words: understand Definition: know and comprehend the nature or meaning of Usage: She did not understand her husband; I understand what she means

Synonyms: rede, interpret Definition: give an interpretation or explanation to

Similar words: explain, explicate Definition: make plain and comprehensible Usage: He explained the laws of physics to his students

Synonyms: render, translate, interpret Definition: restate (words) from one language into another language Usage: I have to translate when my in-laws from Austria visit the U.S.; Can you interpret the speech of the visiting dignitaries?; She rendered the French poem into English; He translates for the U.N.

Similar words: ingeminate, iterate, reiterate, repeat, restate, retell Definition: to say, state, or perform again Usage: She kept reiterating her request

Synonyms: represent, interpret Definition: create an image or likeness of Usage: The painter represented his wife as a young girl

Similar words: re-create Definition: create anew Usage: Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale

Synonyms: interpret, render Definition: give an interpretation or rendition of Usage: The pianist rendered the Beethoven sonata beautifully

Similar words: do, perform, execute Definition: carry out or perform an action Usage: John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters; the skater executed a triple pirouette; she did a little dance