Textual thesaurus for "interpret"

(verb) understand, translate, read

make sense of a language

She understands French; Can you read Greek?

(verb) construe, see

make sense of; assign a meaning to

What message do you see in this letter?; How do you interpret his behavior?

(verb) rede

give an interpretation or explanation to

(verb) render, translate

restate (words) from one language into another language

I have to translate when my in-laws from Austria visit the U.S.; Can you interpret the speech of the visiting dignitaries?; She rendered the French poem into English; He translates for the U.N.

(verb) represent

create an image or likeness of

The painter represented his wife as a young girl

(verb) render

give an interpretation or rendition of

The pianist rendered the Beethoven sonata beautifully