Meaning of interpret

Definition of interpret

(verb) make sense of; assign a meaning to; "What message do you see in this letter?"; "How do you interpret his behavior?"
give an interpretation or rendition of; "The pianist rendered the Beethoven sonata beautifully"
create an image or likeness of; "The painter represented his wife as a young girl"
restate (words) from one language into another language; "I have to translate when my in-laws from Austria visit the U.S."; "Can you interpret the speech of the visiting dignitaries?"; "She rendered the French poem into English"; "He translates for the U.N."
make sense of a language; "She understands French"; "Can you read Greek?"

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