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; to apprehend and represent by means of art; to show
by illustrative represent
ation; as, an actor interprets the character of Hamlet; a musician interprets a sonata; an artist interprets a landscape
"Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us." Matt. i. 23.