He steered clear of anything that might be interpreted as an aggressive call to action.
Sometimes, when we were about to have oral sex, I would get a nervous grin on my face, which he interpreted as mockery.
His words will be interpreted as confirmation that he is not going to turn away gays in the priesthood.
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.