Definition: make sense of a language
Usage: She understands French; Can you read Greek?
Definition: make sense of; assign a meaning to
Usage: What message do you see in this letter?; How do you interpret his behavior?
Definition: give an interpretation or explanation to
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.
Definition: create an image or likeness of
Usage: The painter represented his wife as a young girl
Definition: give an interpretation or rendition of
Usage: The pianist rendered the Beethoven sonata beautifully