Synonyms for interpretation

Synonyms for (noun) interpretation

Synonyms: interpretation, rendering, rendition

Definition: the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance

Usage: her rendition of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving

Similar words: performance

Definition: the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment

Usage: we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal; an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto


Synonyms: rendering, rendition, interpretation, interpreting

Definition: an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious

Usage: 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

Similar words: explanation

Definition: thought that makes something comprehensible


Synonyms: version, reading, interpretation

Definition: a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something

Similar words: representation, internal representation, mental representation

Definition: a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image


Synonyms: interpretation

Definition: an explanation that results from interpreting something

Usage: the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence

Similar words: explanation, account

Definition: a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.

Usage: the explanation was very simple; I expected a brief account