interpretant

noun
in·​ter·​pre·​tant | \ -)ətə-\
plural -s

Definition of interpretant

1a : the disposition or readiness of an interpreter to respond to a sign
b : a sign or set of signs that interprets another sign
c : the response or reaction to a sign

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History and Etymology for interpretant

Latin interpretant-, interpretans, present participle of interpretari

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