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in·ter·pret

interpret

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn tuhr priht
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: verb
inflections: interprets, interpreting, interpreted
definition: to understand in a particular way.
I interpreted her smile to mean that she agreed.We had to interpret a poem in English class.
similar words:
define, diagnose, read, see
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derivations: interpretable (adj.), interpretability (n.), interpreter (n.)
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