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Noun interpretation has 4 senses
- interpretation, reading, version - a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something
--1 is a kind of representation, mental representation, internal representation
--1 has particulars: reinterpretation; anagoge
- rendition, rendering, interpretation - the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance; "her rendition of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving"
--2 is a kind of performance
--2 has particulars: reinterpretation; spin
- interpretation - an explanation that results from interpreting something; "the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence"
--3 is a kind of explanation, account
--3 has particulars:
- interpretation, interpreting, rendition, rendering - an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious; "the edict was subject to many interpretations"; "he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables"; "often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning"
--4 is a kind of explanation
--4 has particulars: broad interpretation, judicial activism