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interpret
used in Nineteen Minutes

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Definition
to understand or explain something in a particular way — often the meaning or significance of something
  • The theory was that someone so used to the freedom of space couldn't handle the confinement, but Peter had another interpretation.
    Part 1 (36% in)
interpretation = explanation or understanding

(editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • But there were miles to drive and defendants to arraign and chemical equations to interpret, and by the time Josie had set the bacon to drain on a pad of paper toweling, the moment had winged away.
    Part 1 (1% in)
interpret = understand
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