Thesaurus

interpretations

noun
plural of interpretation

Synonyms of interpretations

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 for interpretations

Words Related to interpretations

3 a distinct treatment of something (as a story or a play)
  • a very Freudian interpretation of The Nutcracker

Synonyms for interpretations

Words Related to interpretations

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about interpretations

Cite this Entry

“Interpretations.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/interpretations. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on interpretations

Nglish: Translation of interpretations for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of interpretations for Arabic Speakers

Comments on interpretations

What made you want to look up interpretations? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name That Thing: Animal Edition

  • alt 5a023732e6f75
  • Name that animal:
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!