Meaning of 'interpretation'

Find the meaning of the word ‘interpretation’

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Meaning of ‘interpretation’

4 definitions found.



the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance

Synonyms: rendition


an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious

Example: "the edict was subject to many interpretations"

Synonyms: rendition


a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something

Synonyms: reading


an explanation that results from interpreting something

Example: "The report included an interpretation of the forensic evidence."

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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