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    interpretation

    interpretation - Dictionary definition and meaning for word interpretation

    Definition
    (noun) a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something
    Synonyms : reading , version
    Definition
    (noun) the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance
    Synonyms : rendering , rendition
    Example Sentence
    • her rendition of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving
    Definition
    (noun) an explanation that results from interpreting something
    Example Sentence
    • the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence
    Definition
    (noun) an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious
    Example Sentence
    • 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
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