Synonyms and Antonyms of interpretation

  1. 1 a statement that makes something clear <that's one possible interpretation of that cryptic remark> Synonyms clarification, construction, elucidation, exegesis, explication, exposition, illumination, illustration, explanation, road mapRelated Words paraphrase, restatement, translation; annotation, comment, commentary, epexegesis, gloss; deciphering, decoding; disentanglement, unscrambling; analysis; edification, enlightenment; definition, meaning; demonstration, enactment; justification, rationale, rationalization, reasoning; caution, caveat, warning

  2. 2 a presentation of an artistic work (as a piece of music) from a particular point of view <a sensitive interpretation of a piece that is a touchstone for violinists> Synonyms account, performance, reading, rendition, versionRelated Words adaptation, reworking, variation

  3. 3 a distinct treatment of something (as a story or a play) <a very Freudian interpretation of The Nutcracker> Synonyms riff, take, variationRelated Words version; adaptation, translation

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