Translation of interpret in Spanish:


interpretar, v.

Pronunciation /ɪnˈtəːprɪt//ɪnˈtərprət/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (remark/action/sign) interpretar
    how are we to interpret this? ¿cómo debemos interpretar esto?
    • it can be interpreted in two ways se puede interpretar de dos maneras
    • She hoped it would be interpreted as joy, or something, anything else.
    • Americans seem aware that overt demonstrations of their love for their country can be interpreted as aggression.
    • It is merely to say that interpreting the mood among 450 million people is as complicated as it is necessary.
    • I favour using beads or bits of cake, but this will no doubt be interpreted as a suggestion that maths should be dumbed down.
    • Although he cannot speak, he is nonetheless able to interpret the moods of others by taking in facial expressions used by the person dealing with him.
    • It's easy to interpret his angelic temper and indifference to human intrusion as friendliness.
    • Anxiety is interpreted as a sign of the nihilism of this technological present.
    • Amid the vagaries of that mechanism, the people's interests are narrowly interpreted as financial benefits.
    • If interpreted this way, however, the care ethic runs the danger of excluding the most needy, since they are most likely to be outside the web of relationships.
    • And the speed of the decision must be interpreted as an enthusiastic endorsement of his views.
    • In late 1984 his sudden death was interpreted as suicide.
    • The change in musical mediums shouldn't be interpreted as the last breath of the recorded love letter.
    • Creating and interpreting feelings is a messy business.
    • Self-reliance is always liable to be interpreted as vanity.
    • It's not the way the public see it at the moment, and I think the government have interpreted the public mood correctly.
    • A clueless cad tries to woo a lady with his self-produced song and macho posturing, interpreting her disdain as approval.
    • I have stressed, in the end, on prosperity but that should in no way be interpreted as a materialistic tendency.
    • In a certain way, the desire to persuade can also be interpreted as a means of commanding others.
    • Flagging passion is often interpreted as the death knell of a relationship.
    • The atmosphere was very tense and what we saw as youthful excitement was interpreted as unacceptable disrespect.
  • 2

    (statistics/novel/dream) interpretar
    • And the high profile court battles have shown how difficult it is to get medical experts to agree on how to interpret the facts of a case.
    • This interactive web-based landscape will enable archaeologists to examine every aspect of the area's past by uncovering and interpreting clues left on the landscape.
    • How should historical and anthropological evidence be interpreted?
    • Most of the staff quoted in the book wanted to understand numerical measures of risk, and they reported feelings of inadequacy at the difficulties they had in interpreting information for patients.
    • Because of their bias, evolutionists interpret any facts as evidence for evolution.
    • Then all the evidence is interpreted in order to fit the theory.
    • The United States seems to interpret the news these days through a prism of catch phrases borrowed from history.
    • For now, clinicians need to use caution in interpreting available information and in counseling their patients.
    • He interprets evidence narrowly and literally to sharply revise down the number of Aboriginal deaths.
    • A statistician assisted in interpreting the information.
    • The quoted date does not seem compatible with the time-scale of biblical history, even allowing for some leeway in interpreting the genealogical information.
    • How else can one interpret the fact that they repeatedly have to distort the reality of what he says in order to answer it?
    • When the evidence is interpreted from a DNA sample, does it tend to confirm what the courts have already ruled?
    • These figures do not include other associated personnel costs incurred in the drawing of serum levels and interpreting this information.
    • Under these conditions, one investor can gain an advantage over another only through acquiring skill in analyzing and interpreting available information.
    • While the situations for each are different, they all illustrate a discrepancy between the sensory input and how the brain interprets the information.
    • Because she feels that historical facts were creatively interpreted in the run up to the conflict, she invented her own lexis to convey her stance.
    • So directors are increasingly aware of a need to protect themselves when they start interpreting historical fact during the creative process.
    • Put out the information, then let the people decide for themselves how they're going to interpret the facts.
    • Be honest, fair, and courageous in gathering, reporting, and interpreting accurate information.
  • 3

    (song/poem/role) interpretar
    • The centenary of Schubert's birth prompted critics to voice their opinions on how to interpret his music.
    • If you want to entertain, you have to interpret the music for today's audiences and have your own take on it.
    • Over the years there have been many of adaptations of Sherlock Holmes and countless actors interpreting the role.
    • It is a challenge to interpret music for solo voice.
    • His videos do an incredible job of interpreting the music.
    • Many theories propose that listening to and interpreting music with complex patterns activates the neuronal pathways in the hippocampus, which can lead to an increased efficacy of the neurons.
    • They interpret the role they are playing differently depending upon their experiences and education.
    • Rehearsals will take place every Saturday and chosen dancers will have a say in how the music is interpreted.
    • He was seldom content to interpret music safely, and he hardly ever played a piece, a phrase, or even a note the same way twice.
    • From that moment, he wanted to interpret music in a similar way, to present people with a different way of manipulating music.
    • Although there is no narrative, the work clearly interprets the music with some sections being quite sombre while others are quite amusing.
    • The strength of Timocheko's work lay in her virtuosity of performance and great ability to interpret music.
    • He does not interpret the role as a menacing villain, but as a confident, tireless, self-satisfied trickster.
    • As an artist, she had to perform and interpret the role - even to the extent of singing the odd song in German or French.
    • ‘You take a cue from those physical motions and interpret the music accordingly,’ he says.
    • By having the role of Orpheus interpreted by two actors, a man and a woman, Marcel Hanoun reconstructs the mythic couple as a trio.
    • Just as opera stars interpret their roles differently, so do chief executives.
    • Her approach enables beginners to play intricate melodies almost from the first lesson, simultaneously planting the seeds for easily interpreting sheet music.
    • Answers on offer are a bit vague as the show is constantly evolving and the visual arrangement depends on how the VJ interprets the music.
    • In theatre women started to interpret the traditional roles of masculine characters - from Faust to Hamlet.

intransitive verb


  • 1

    (oralmente) traducir
    to interpret from Japanese into English traducir del japonés al inglés
  • 2

    (work as interpreter)
    hacer de intérprete
    trabajar como intérprete