noun in·ter·pre·tant

Definition of interpretant



  1. 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

  2. 2 :  interpreter

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Origin and Etymology of interpretant

Latin interpretant-, interpretans, present participle of interpretari

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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