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interpret

Synonyms of interpret in English:

verb

  • 1 the rabbis interpreted the Jewish laws
  • 2 the remark was interpreted as a reference to the government
    understand, construe, take to mean, take, read, see, regard, explain
  • 3 the symbols are difficult to interpret
    decipher, decode, solve, resolve, untangle, unravel, make intelligible;
    informal crack
  • 4 the book was interpreted for English-speaking readers
    paraphrase
  • 5 few ballets have so fully interpreted the thoughts of a poet
    portray, depict, present, perform, execute, enact, render
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