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interpret

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of interpret

  1. 1 to make plain or understandable a biblical passage that scholars haven't been able to interpret to everyone's satisfaction Synonyms clarify, clear (up), construe, demonstrate, demystify, elucidate, explicate, expound, get across, illuminate, illustrate, explain, simplify, spell out, unriddleRelated Words decipher, decode; analyze, break down; disentangle, undo, unravel, unscramble, untangle; resolve, solve; define, specify; annotate, commentate, glossNear Antonyms befog, cloud; confound, confuse, obfuscateAntonyms obscure

  2. 2 to present a portrayal or performance of interpreted the role of Fletcher Christian in a challengingly new way Synonyms do, impersonate, act, perform, play, portrayRelated Words depict, dramatize, render, represent; act out, enact, pantomime, playact, role-play, take on; overact, overplay, underplay; ape, clown, ham, imitate, masquerade, mime, mimic, pose (as); star (in); coact, costar



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