Definition of reinterpret in English:
verb (reinterprets, reinterpreting, reinterpreted)[with object]
Interpret (something) in a new or different light: excavated market buildings have now more plausibly been reinterpreted as temples Picasso had simplified and reinterpreted the human form
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- Old information is reinterpreted and integrated in light of startling new evidence.
- Throughout the day I have given him a series of ways in which he can reinterpret the experience differently to his initial assumptions.
- Every artist, in the process, reinterprets the same symbols for a new generation; this is what I do in my books.
- Example sentences
- Indeed, as Edmond argues in the catalogue and in his writings elsewhere, perception-altering substances were instrumental in ‘offering clues to possible reinterpretations of reality’.
- A much respected figure, he created a powerhouse of new writing, forging a reputation for dynamic reinterpretations of classic texts.
- Watching remakes or reinterpretations are great for discussing not only the changes, but the effectiveness of the changes.
Definition of reinterpret in:
- US English dictionary
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