The world had become a different place and I found myself unequipped to interpret a whole new landmine-strewn nomenclature.
We move pretty quickly on movies, too, and sometimes people can interpret that as not caring enough.
Naturally, doctors try and interpret them to extract the best possible payment from Uncle Sam.
At first glance, it might be tempting to interpret this extravagant level of compensation as a victory for the once-humble intern.
The memoir, she explains, was an attempt to interpret the loss of eyesight constructively.
Come, you must let me speak for you, or at least interpret your answers to my own liking.
It seeks to use it to interpret a change in its own plans and point of view.
You know how to interpret the appearance of the sky, but you cannot interpret the signs of the times.
Such phrases, and such phrases only, we may interpret metaphorically.
At least that is how I interpret the uneasiness, the hesitation, which I now seemed to perceive in him.
late 14c., from Old French interpreter (13c.) and directly from Latin interpretari "explain, expound, understand," from interpres "agent, translator," from inter- (see inter-) + second element of uncertain origin, perhaps related to Sanskrit prath- "to spread abroad," PIE *per- (5) "to traffic in, sell" (see pornography). Related: Interpreted; interpreting.