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.
Recent Examples of reinterpret from the Web
A live orchestra reinterpreted classic Italian themes, which made the atmosphere feel like something straight out of a Fellini movie.
Later, an instrumental acoustic-bass duel reinterpreted U2’s most beloved melodies with virtuoso abandon, proving a most unexpected highlight.
After the pacifist constitutional language was reinterpreted and broadened, Kohl’s government sent medics, logistics experts, pilots and others to the NATO peacekeeping effort in the Balkans.
But reinterpreting Shakespeare’s works to fit the current political scene might also ring true, argued Posner.
The cover was so well-received on social media that Canuto decided to reinterpret popular Avenger character Thor as Shango, the Orisha god of fire and thunder.
There are many historical events that have shaped monument removals and relocations, and still other examples of landmarks being reinterpreted or replaced.
Sherman County officials say their weed ordinance hasn't been changed or reinterpreted, and that Azure Farms needs to do adopt better methods for controlling weeds to keep their seeds from spreading to neighboring farms.
Now, suddenly, Comey’s behavior has been reinterpreted as grounds for dismissal.
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Definition of reinterpret for English Language Learners
: to understand and explain or show (something) in a new or different way
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