The act of interpreting; explanation of what is obscure; translation; version; construction; as, the interpretation of a foreign language, of a dream, or of an enigma.
The sense given by an interpreter; exposition or explanation given; meaning; as, commentators give various interpretations of the same passage of Scripture.
The act or process of applying general principles or formulæ to the explanation of the results obtained in special cases.
the assigning of meaning to a linguistic chain.
The deciphering of any extrasensory perception. The medium's responsibility is for delivery of what is factually received. Attempts to offer consciously-created interpretation of unknown-relationship symbols by the medium would be a pretentious act.
Reduction of information to appropriate and understandable terms and explanations. [D00873] PMK87
the process of discerning how the original meaning of a text can be appropriated for us today.
(in·TER·pre·TA·tion). The providing of meaning, supposedly, for the contemporary world from hermeneutic analysis.
a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something
an explanation that results from interpreting something; "the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence"
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"
a document of narrow scope that provides clarifications of original meaning, additional definitions, or other guidance pertaining to an existing federal accounting standard
an individual response that addresses meaning
a view on the meaning of a dream
An educational activity which aims to reveal meanings and relationships through the use of original objects, by first hand experience, and illustrative media, rather than by simply communicating factual information.
an analysis of a work to determine its meaning
an explanation or opinion of what something means.
The explanation or elucidation of a creative work, a political event, or other activity.
Decision made by the Specification Authority that elaborates or refines the meaning of a Free Standards Group specification or a standard or specification referenced by a Free Standards Group specification. An Interpretation is one possible outcome of a problem report.
The viewer's activity of analyzing the implicit and symptomatic meanings suggested in a film. See also meaning .
The general explanation of the meaning of a literary work. Interpretation may take into account any of the other terms in this glossary, especially THEME. When applied to poetry, interpretation may also be called "explication." The most familiar example of interpretation is literary criticism.
analysis or appreciation of meaning in a dance work by a viewer: or the particular meaning communicated by the performer of an existing art work
analysis or appreciation of meaning in an art work by a viewer
Process of finding meaning in a text.
the rendering of music so as to bring the meaning, or to indicate one's particular conception of it.
Explanation of a set of perceptions.
A way of communicating meaning and relationships using original artefacts, by first-hand experience and by illustrations.
In psychoanalysis, the analyst?s calling attention to the patient?s resistances in order to facilitate the flow of associations; also the explanation of symbols, as in dream interpretation. See also resistance.