Definition of interpretation:
- An artist's way of expressing his thought or embodying his conception of nature.
- The act of interpreting; explanation of what is obscure; translation; version; construction; as, the interpretation of a foreign language, of a dream, or of an enigma.
- The act or process of applying general principles or formulae to the explanation of the results obtained in special cases.
- The power or explaining.
- The sense given by an interpreter; exposition or explanation given; meaning; as, commentators give various interpretations of the same passage of Scripture.
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- interpretation (part of speech: noun)
- meaning (part of speech: noun)
- "Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906", Lucy Maud Montgomery.
- "The Art of Public Speaking", Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein.
Willis said that we were seeking any enemy that might be in the woods; but he aroused no interest; nobody either approved or seemed to doubt Willis's interpretation of the movement; we did not know what the generals were doing with us, and we were tired and sleepy and hungry and wet.- "Who Goes There?", Blackwood Ketcham Benson.