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interpret
used in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers)

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.)
  • But come, let us now inquire of some soothsayer or priest, yea, or an interpreter of dreams—seeing that a dream too is of Zeus—who shall say wherefore Phoebus Apollo is so wroth, whether he blame us by reason of vow or hecatomb; if perchance he would accept the savour of lambs or unblemished goats, and so would take away the pestilence from us.
    Book 1 (11% in)

There are no more uses of "interpret" flagged with this meaning in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers).

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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
  • Even so would a soothsayer interpret that in his heart had clear knowledge of omens, and whom the people obeyed.
    Book 12 (48% in)

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