What is another word for interpretation?

Synonyms for interpretation
ɪnˌtɜr prɪˈteɪ ʃənin·ter·pre·ta·tion

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. interpretation

    A definition is exact, an explanation general; a definition is formal, a description pictorial. A definition must include all that belongs to the object defined, and exclude all that does not; a description may include only some general features; an explanation may simply throw light upon some point of special difficulty. An exposition undertakes to state more fully what is compactly given or only implied in the text; as, an exposition of Scripture. Interpretation is ordinarily from one language into another, or from the language of one period into that of another; it may also be a statement giving the doubtful or hidden meaning of that which is recondite or perplexing; as, the interpretation of a dream, a riddle, or of some difficult passage. Definition, explanation, exposition, and interpretation are ordinarily blended in a commentary, which may also include description. A comment is upon a single passage; a commentary may be the same, but is usually understood to be a volume of comments.

    comment, commentary, definition, description, explanation, exposition, rendering, translation

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. interpretation

    version, explanation, rendering, exposition, definition, sense, solution

    misinterpretation, misrendering, problem, difficulty, text

Princeton's WordNet

  1. interpretation, reading, versionnoun

    a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something

    rendition, reading material, recitation, recital, interlingual rendition, adaptation, variation, variant, version, rendering, reading, translation, indication, interpreting, edition, meter reading

  2. rendition, rendering, interpretationnoun

    the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance

    "her rendition of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving"

    reading, translation, rendition, version, interpreting, interlingual rendition, rendering

  3. interpretationnoun

    an explanation that results from interpreting something

    "the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence"

    rendering, reading, version, interpreting, rendition

  4. interpretation, interpreting, rendition, renderingnoun

    an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious

    "the edict was subject to many interpretations"; "he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables"; "often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning"

    reading, translation, rendering, rendition, interpreting, interlingual rendition, version

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Editors Contribution

  1. approbation

    Submitted by anonymous on February 16, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. interpretationnoun

    explanation, exposition, elucidation

  2. interpretationnoun

    rendering, translation, version, construction

  3. interpretationnoun

    meaning, sense, signification

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. interpretationnoun

    rendering, rendition, translation, exegesis, exegetics, hermeneutics, isagogics, anagogics, dittology

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  1. Michael Baden:

    We were really scared that they we going to screw us. We just wanted to get Chris Arsenault back so we can continue our investigation. when someone falls from a certain height, part of the interpretation has to be estimated with what the circumstances are.

  2. Dustin Hoffman:

    I think the most insulting thing you can do to a director is to challenge when he or she is satisfied with your interpretation.

  3. Donald Trump:

    The U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion Monday vacating former Gov. Bob McDonnell’s corruption convictionsand sent it back to the lower appeals court. ‘In addition to being inconsistent with both text and precedent, the Government’s expansive interpretation of ‘official act’ would raise significant constitutional concerns,’according to the unanimous opinion.‘Because the jury was not correctly instructed on the meaning of ‘official act,’ it may have convicted Governor McDonnell for conduct that is not unlawful.’ SCOTUSblog’s Amy Howe posted in a live chat on the opinion: ‘Very favorable to the governor but not over.’.

  4. Bernhard Schwartländer:

    They can't stop it, but they can create a headache, the problem is the language that has been chosen, the interpretation of those words sometimes opens room for discussion, which the tobacco industry will try to use.

  5. Sheri Lynn Johnson:

    The only plausible interpretation of all the evidence viewed cumulatively is that( prosecutor) Doug Evans began jury selection in Flowers VI with an unconstitutional end in mind.

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