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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
interpret /in'tə:prit/
  • ngoại động từ
    • giải thích, làm sáng tỏ
      • to interpret the hidden meaning of a prophecy: giải thích nghĩa bí ẩn của một lời tiên tri
    • hiểu (theo một cách nào đó)
      • to interpret an answer as an agreement: hiểu một câu trả lời là đồng ý
    • trình diễn ra được, diễn xuất ra được; thể hiện
    • dịch
    • nội động từ
      • làm phiên dịch
      • giải thích, đưa ra lời giải thích
    Concise Dictionary
    interprets|interpreted|interpretingɪn'tɜrprɪt /-'tɜːp-
    +make sense of; assign a meaning to
    +give an interpretation or explanation to
    +give an interpretation or rendition of
    +create an image or likeness of
    +restate (words) from one language into another language
    +make sense of a language

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 explain, explicate, clear up, clarify, elucidate, illuminate, throw or shed light on, simplify, decipher, decode, define, spell out, make sense (out) of, translate, paraphrase:
    Would you interpret this clause of the agreement for me?
    2 understand, construe, take (to mean), read, figure or work out, sort out, unravel:
    I haven't any idea how to interpret this poem.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + verb
    1 [VN] to explain the meaning of sth: The students were asked to interpret the poem.
    2 [VN] ~ sth (as sth) to decide that sth has a particular meaning and to understand it in this way: I didn't know whether to interpret her silence as acceptance or refusal. + The data can be interpreted in many different ways.
    3 [V] ~ (for sb) to translate one language into another as you hear it: She couldn't speak much English so her children had to interpret for her.
    4 [VN] to perform a piece of music, a role in a play, etc. in a way that shows your feelings about its meaning: He interpreted the role with a lot of humour.
    interpretable adjective: interpretable data
    Collocation Dictionary


    correctly, rightly | wrongly | differently
    Different people might interpret events differently.
    | clearly | broadly, liberally
    The term ‘business’ is here interpreted broadly to include all types of organization in the public and private sectors. The strictness of the rules, even when liberally interpreted, has the effect of restricting innovation.
    | narrowly, restrictively, strictly | literally | metaphorically
    It is context and convention that determine whether a term will be interpreted literally or metaphorically.
    | easily, readily
    These figures cannot be easily interpreted.
    | cautiously
    These results must be interpreted cautiously.


    be difficult to, be hard to | be able/unable to | seek to, try to
    We all seek to interpret what we hear and what we read.


    Her message was interpreted as a warning to the general.


    be variously interpreted (as sth)
    The figure of the Ancient Mariner has been variously interpreted (= interpreted in various different ways).
    | be widely interpreted as sth
    Her resignation has been widely interpreted as an admission of her guilt.

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