Definition of reinterpret
: to interpret again; specifically : to give a new or different interpretation to
reinterpretationplay \-ˌtər-prə-ˈtā-shən, -pə-\ noun
Examples of reinterpret in a sentence
New information may force us to reinterpret the evidence.
The director wants to reinterpret the old play for a modern audience.
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REINTERPRET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reinterpret for English Language Learners
: to understand and explain or show (something) in a new or different way
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