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interpret
used in Wuthering Heights

2 meanings, 3 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
interpret Spanish to English
Definition
to translate words into spoken words of another language

(This word is especially used in place of translate when the translation is done real-time, or on-the-fly, or immediately as needed.)
  • 'Well, he wishes to see you,' said I, guessing her need of an interpreter.
    Chapter 15 (28% in)
interpreter = someone who translates language
  • He turned, as he spoke, a peculiar look in her direction: a look of hatred; unless he has a most perverse set of facial muscles that will not, like those of other people, interpret the language of his soul.
    Chapter 2 (51% in)
interpret = express, explain, or translate
There are no more uses of "interpret" flagged with this meaning in Wuthering Heights.

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2  —1 use as in:
her interpretation of the data
Definition
to understand or explain something in a particular way — often the meaning or significance of something
  • He had his private manner of interpreting the phrase, and it seemed necessary the brother should sin different sins on every occasion.
    Chapter 3 (35% in)
interpreting = understanding (something in a particular way)
There are no more uses of "interpret" flagged with this meaning in Wuthering Heights.

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