|1.||the act or process of interpreting or explaining; elucidation|
|2.||the result of interpreting; an explanation|
|3.||a particular view of an artistic work, esp as expressed by stylistic individuality in its performance|
|4.||explanation, as of the environment, a historical site, etc, provided by the use of original objects, personal experience, visual display material, etc|
|5.||logic an allocation of significance to the terms of a purely formal system, by specifying ranges for the variables, denotations for the individual constants, etc; a function from the formal language to such elements of a possible world|
interpretation in·ter·pre·ta·tion (ĭn-tûr'prĭ-tā'shən)
The act or process of explaining the meaning of something.
A psychotherapist's explanation of the meaning of a patient's remarks, dreams, memories, experiences, and behavior.