Synonyms of interpret in English:

interpret


See definition of interpret

verb

1‘the rabbis interpreted the Jewish laws’

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explain, elucidate, expound, explicate, clarify, make clear, make plain, illuminate, shed light on, throw light on

gloss, simplify, spell out

2‘the remark was interpreted as a reference to the government’

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understand, construe, take to mean, take, read, see, regard, explain

3‘the symbols are difficult to interpret’

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decipher, decode, solve, resolve, untangle, unravel, make intelligible

understand, comprehend, make sense of

informal crack

4‘the book was interpreted for English-speaking readers’

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translate, transcribe, transliterate, rewrite, convert

paraphrase

5‘few ballets have so fully interpreted the thoughts of a poet’

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portray, depict, present, perform, execute, enact, render