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reinterpret

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verb re·in·ter·pret \ˌrē-ən-ˈtər-prət, -pət\

Simple Definition of reinterpret

  • : to understand and explain or show (something) in a new or different way

Full Definition of reinterpret

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to interpret again; specifically :  to give a new or different interpretation to

re·in·ter·pre·ta·tion play \-ˌtər-prə-ˈtā-shən, -pə-\ noun

Examples of reinterpret

  1. New information may force us to reinterpret the evidence.

  2. The director wants to reinterpret the old play for a modern audience.



Circa 1611

First Known Use of reinterpret

circa 1611


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