HyperDic: interpretation

English > 4 senses of the word interpretation:
NOUNcognitioninterpretation, reading, versiona mental representation of the meaning or significance / significance of something
actinterpretation, rendition, renderingthe act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance
communicationinterpretationan explanation that results from interpreting something
cognitioninterpretation, interpreting, rendition, renderingan explanation of something that is not immediately obvious
interpretation > pronunciation
Soundsihnter.prihtey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > interpretation: 4 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA mental representation of the meaning or significance / significance of something.
Synonymsreading, version
NarroweranagogeA mystical or allegorical interpretation (especially of Scripture)
reinterpretationA new or different meaning / meaning
Broaderrepresentation, mental representation, internal representationA presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
Catalaninterpretació
Spanishinterpretación
Verbsinterpretmake sense of
interpretgive an interpretation or explanation to
English > interpretation: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance.
Synonymsrendition, rendering
NarrowerreinterpretationA new or different interpretation
spinA distinctive interpretation (especially as used by politicians to sway public opinion)
BroaderperformanceThe act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment
Catalaninterpretació, versió
Spanishinterpretación, versión
Verbsinterpretgive an interpretation or explanation to
interpretgive an interpretation or rendition / rendition of
interpretcreate an image or likeness of
English > interpretation: 4 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningAn explanation that results from interpreting something.
Example"the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence"
Narrowerclarification, elucidation, illuminationAn interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding
construalAn interpretation of the meaning / meaning of something
construction, twistAn interpretation of a text or action
eisegesispersonal interpretation of a text (especially of the Bible) using your own ideas
exegesisAn explanation or critical interpretation (especially of the Bible)
exposition, expoundingA systematic interpretation or explanation (usually written) of a specific topic
ijtihadThe endeavor of a Moslem scholar to derive a rule of divine law from the Koran and Hadith without relying on the views of other scholars
literal interpretationAn interpretation based on the exact wording
misinterpretation, misunderstanding, mistakingputting the wrong interpretation on
popularization, popularisationAn interpretation that easily understandable and acceptable
readingA particular interpretation or performance
reconstructionAn interpretation formed by piecing together bits of evidence
versionAn interpretation of a matter from a particular viewpoint
Broaderexplanation, accountA statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.
Catalaninterpretació
Spanishinterpretación
Verbsinterpretmake sense of
interpretgive an interpretation or explanation to
English > interpretation: 4 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningAn explanation of something that is not immediately obvious.
Example"the edict was subject to many interpretations"
Synonymsinterpreting, rendition, rendering
Narrowerbroad interpretation, judicial activismAn interpretation of the U.S. constitution holding that the spirit of the times and the needs of the nation can legitimately influence judicial decisions (particularly decisions of the Supreme Court)
BroaderexplanationThought that makes something comprehensible
Catalaninterpretació
Spanishinterpretación
Verbsinterpretmake sense of
interpretgive an interpretation or explanation to
interpretgive an interpretation or rendition / rendition of
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