[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. […]
[in-ter-uh-gey-shuh n] /ɪnˌtɛr əˈgeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of interrogating; questioning. 2. an instance of being interrogated: He seemed shaken after his interrogation. 3. a question; inquiry. 4. a written list of questions. 5. an interrogation point; question mark. interrogation /ɪnˌtɛrəˈɡeɪʃən/ noun 1. the technique, practice, or an instance of interrogating 2. a question […]
noun 1. a formal meeting in which one or more persons question, consult, or evaluate another person: a job interview. 2. a meeting or conversation in which a writer or reporter asks questions of one or more persons from whom material is sought for a newspaper story, television broadcast, etc. 3. the report of such […]
[in-truh-duhk-shuh n] /ˌɪn trəˈdʌk ʃən/ noun 1. the act of introducing or the state of being introduced. 2. a formal personal presentation of one person to another or others. 3. a preliminary part, as of a book, musical composition, or the like, leading up to the main part. 4. an elementary treatise: an introduction to […]