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interpret
used in Gone with the Wind

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use 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.)
  • She was Irish enough to believe in second sight, especially where death premonitions were concerned, and in his wide gray eyes she saw some deep sadness which she could only interpret as that of a man who has felt the cold finger on his shoulder, has heard the wail of the Banshee.
    2.15 (78% in)

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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
  • Rightly interpreting her silence, Gerald patted her arm and said triumphantly: "There now, Scarlett!"
    1.2 (80% in)
interpreting = understanding (something in a particular way)
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