interpreted

adjective
in·​ter·​pret·​ed | \ in-ˈtər-prə-təd How to pronounce interpreted (audio) , -pə-təd \

Definition of interpreted

1 : having the meaning explained or translated compared the interpreted text against the original reading through the interpreted results of the study Carefully interpreted corporate charts, proponents say, have concrete planning and predictive value for the mother company …— Janine King
2 : understood in the light of individual belief, judgment, or circumstance Dramas, after all, like literature, are often about someone's interpreted experience …— Allen Reeves Ware and Perry L. Glanzer

First Known Use of interpreted

1659, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Interpreted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interpreted. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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