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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 解釋過程; 解釋執行

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ter·pret v. t. [imp. & p. p. Interpreted; p. pr. & vb. n. Interpreting.]
 1. To explain or tell the meaning of; to expound; to translate orally into intelligible or familiar language or terms; to decipher; to define; -- applied esp. to language, but also to dreams, signs, conduct, mysteries, etc.; as, to interpret the Hebrew language to an Englishman; to interpret an Indian speech.
    Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.   --Matt. i. 23.
    And Pharaoh told them his dreams; but there was none that could interpret them unto Pharaoh.   --Gen. xli. 8.
 2. To apprehend and represent by means of art; to show by illustrative representation; as, an actor interprets the character of Hamlet; a musician interprets a sonata; an artist interprets a landscape.
 Syn: -- To translate; explain; solve; render; expound; elucidate; decipher; unfold; unravel.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious;
          "the edict was subject to many interpretations"; "he
          annoyed us with his interpreting of parables"; "often
          imitations are extended to provide a more accurate
          rendition of the child's intended meaning" [syn: interpretation,
           rendition, rendering]