Interpret in a sentence

Definition of Interpret

To explain or tell the meaning of; to translate orally into intelligible or familiar language or terms. applied especially to language, but also to dreams, signs, conduct, mysteries, etc. | To apprehend and represent by means of art; to show by illustrative representation | (intransitive) To act as an interpreter.

Short Example Sentence for Interpret

  • 1. Who can now read and interpret them?
  • 2. You must interpret me to him.
  • 3. You may interpret that as you will.
  • 4. They will interpret those as bad omens.
  • 5. They interpret the larger world by the lesser.
  • 6. Ought the same men to make and interpret the law?
  • 7. Now, Martin, you want no augur to interpret that oracle.
  • 8. But please interpret it as my serious concern over your career as a poet ...
  • 9. She did not stop to interpret his meeting glance, nor ask him to read hers.
  • 10. It may be that thus to interpret Plato is to do him an injustice.
  • 11. Who in our day can interpret the poetry which I feel here but cannot express?
  • 12. Indeed, I'll so interpret it, and wish it so.
  • 13. Do people so interpret the destruction of San Francisco and Messina?

How to use Interpret in a Sentence?

  • 1. So easy is it to interpret all the functions of a god as reflections of elemental phenomena.
  • 2. I will open my heart to you and my friend will read aright and interpret the broken words.
  • 3. When that time comes, the actors are here ready to interpret such work to perfection.
  • 4. The poet of the Germanic nations had now to be one who could interpret the heart.
  • 5. Being a believer in the phlogiston theory, however, he failed to interpret his results correctly.
  • 6. With a hard and bitter smile I settled down to interpret the hand of the woman before me.
  • 7. His idea was that people who work with folk-lore should not only collect it but interpret it and also enjoy it.
  • 8. His success depends upon his ability to interpret rightly the facts and intangible signs with which he is brought in contact.
  • 9. By reason of his out-door life he has accuracy of eye and judgment sufficient to interpret what he sees aright.
  • 10. Some of the less sophisticated robots might pick up some chance phrase of conversation and interpret it as an order if left on audio.
  • 11. Instead of righteousness and spirituality as in the earlier prophets, transcendence and heavenliness interpret or displace the primitive hope.
  • 12. In the absence of the court interpreter the child may be called upon to interpret to the parent the whole proceedings in court.
  • 13. The human ear can appreciate and interpret sound waves at frequencies from 32 to about 32,000 vibrations per second.
  • 14. And yet it was difficult to interpret Davenant's bearing toward her in any other way.
  • 15. Then now, on the supposition that they are improved, let us ask them to state their views, and do you interpret them.
  • 16. If a lapwing gets up and screams in the darkness the cleverer of them know how to interpret the sound, as also a hare rushing wildly past.
  • 17. I interpret this from the world about me, and knowing it, I have no fear and own no tyrant but my own passions.
  • 18. It was not only the broadest but the most expressive organ of the farmer's body, and a poet's eye was needed to interpret the meaning it conveyed.
  • 19. The scribes, who interpret the law and apply it to life, obtain great influence and become the virtual rulers of the nation.
  • 20. The aim of one who would interpret literature to others, by means of the speaking voice, should be first to assimilate its spirit.
  • 21. He awoke with a loud cry, and called all the priests, and astrologers, and wise men, to interpret his dream.
  • 22. Now this relation, if we interpret it according to the nature of things, and not according to the sound of words, is not one, but two.
  • 23. The child asks concerning clouds, the sea, the trees, the birds, and all the world about him; he tends to interpret it causally and ideally.
  • 24. Hence the desire on both sides to find some common denominator in a nebulous formula which each can interpret as to time and manner according to its own desires and aims.
  • 25. Understanding of actions and of use of utensils more developed than ability to interpret representations of them (I, 64, 65).
  • 26. One night, during a great feast, a mysterious hand appeared to write some inscription on the wall, and Daniel alone could interpret it.
  • 27. To make the discovery of these traits in ancient characters and to interpret them in the terms of modern boyhood and girlhood is the task of two volumes in the list.