Word of the Day: Interpret

in-ter-pret / inˈtərprət

 

verb

 

  1. to explain the meaning of

A dream which has not been interpreted is like a letter unread.

Hebrew Proverb

 

  1. to understand in a certain way or light

Heavenly music is interpreted differently by everyone.

Chinese Proverb

 

  1. to perform or render according to one’s understanding

To grasp the full significance of life is the actor’s duty, to interpret it is his problem, and to express it his dedication.

Marlon Brando, 1924-2004

 

  1. to translate from one language to another

I do love to interpret songs in American Sign Language.

Sean Berdy, 1993-