[in-tur-pri-tey-shuh n] /ɪnˌtɜr prɪˈteɪ ʃən/
the act of interpreting; elucidation; explication:
This writer’s work demands interpretation.
an explanation of the meaning of another’s artistic or creative work; an elucidation:
an interpretation of a poem.
a conception of another’s behavior:
a charitable interpretation of his tactlessness.
a way of interpreting.
the rendering of a dramatic part, music, etc., so as to bring out the meaning, or to indicate one’s particular conception of it.
the act or process of interpreting or explaining; elucidation
the result of interpreting; an explanation
a particular view of an artistic work, esp as expressed by stylistic individuality in its performance
explanation, as of the environment, a historical site, etc, provided by the use of original objects, personal experience, visual display material, etc
(logic) an allocation of significance to the terms of a purely formal system, by specifying ranges for the variables, denotations for the individual constants, etc; a function from the formal language to such elements of a possible world
interpretation in·ter·pre·ta·tion (ĭn-tûr’prĭ-tā’shən)
The act or process of explaining the meaning of something.
A psychotherapist’s explanation of the meaning of a patient’s remarks, dreams, memories, experiences, and behavior.
verb (used with object) 1. to give or provide the meaning of; explain; explicate; elucidate: to interpret the hidden meaning of a parable. 2. to construe or understand in a particular way: to interpret a reply as favorable. 3. to bring out the meaning of (a dramatic work, music, etc.) by performance or execution. 4. […]
verb (used with object), interred, interring. 1. to place (a dead body) in a grave or tomb; bury. 2. Obsolete. to put into the earth. verb -ters, -terring, -terred 1. (transitive) to place (a body) in the earth; bury, esp with funeral rites
[in-ter-ven-shuh n] /ˌɪn tərˈvɛn ʃən/ noun 1. the act or fact of intervening. 2. interposition or interference of one state in the affairs of another. intervention /ˌɪntəˈvɛnʃən/ noun 1. the act of intervening 2. any interference in the affairs of others, esp by one state in the affairs of another 3. (economics) the action of […]
verb (used with object), introduced, introducing. 1. to present (a person) to another so as to make acquainted. 2. to acquaint (two or more persons) with each other personally: Will you introduce us? 3. to present (a person, product, etc.) to a particular group of individuals or to the general public for or as if […]