Translation of interpret in Spanish:


interpretar, v.

Pronunciation /ɪnˈtərprət//ɪnˈtəːprɪt/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (sign/action/remark) interpretar
    how are we to interpret this? ¿cómo debemos interpretar esto?
    • it can be interpreted in two ways se puede interpretar de dos maneras
    • The atmosphere was very tense and what we saw as youthful excitement was interpreted as unacceptable disrespect.
    • I have stressed, in the end, on prosperity but that should in no way be interpreted as a materialistic tendency.
    • It's not the way the public see it at the moment, and I think the government have interpreted the public mood correctly.
    • Self-reliance is always liable to be interpreted as vanity.
    • A clueless cad tries to woo a lady with his self-produced song and macho posturing, interpreting her disdain as approval.
    • She hoped it would be interpreted as joy, or something, anything else.
    • Flagging passion is often interpreted as the death knell of a relationship.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • And the speed of the decision must be interpreted as an enthusiastic endorsement of his views.
    • Creating and interpreting feelings is a messy business.
    • Americans seem aware that overt demonstrations of their love for their country can be interpreted as aggression.
    • In a certain way, the desire to persuade can also be interpreted as a means of commanding others.
    • 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.
    • The change in musical mediums shouldn't be interpreted as the last breath of the recorded love letter.
    • It is merely to say that interpreting the mood among 450 million people is as complicated as it is necessary.
    • In late 1984 his sudden death was interpreted as suicide.
  • 2

    (novel/dream/statistics) interpretar
    • The quoted date does not seem compatible with the time-scale of biblical history, even allowing for some leeway in interpreting the genealogical information.
    • So directors are increasingly aware of a need to protect themselves when they start interpreting historical fact during the creative process.
    • 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.
    • While the situations for each are different, they all illustrate a discrepancy between the sensory input and how the brain interprets the information.
    • The United States seems to interpret the news these days through a prism of catch phrases borrowed from history.
    • 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.
    • Under these conditions, one investor can gain an advantage over another only through acquiring skill in analyzing and interpreting available information.
    • How should historical and anthropological evidence be interpreted?
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • These figures do not include other associated personnel costs incurred in the drawing of serum levels and interpreting this information.
    • For now, clinicians need to use caution in interpreting available information and in counseling their patients.
    • Then all the evidence is interpreted in order to fit the theory.
    • Be honest, fair, and courageous in gathering, reporting, and interpreting accurate information.
    • A statistician assisted in interpreting the information.
    • He interprets evidence narrowly and literally to sharply revise down the number of Aboriginal deaths.
    • 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?
    • Because of their bias, evolutionists interpret any facts as evidence for evolution.
    • Put out the information, then let the people decide for themselves how they're going to interpret the facts.
  • 3

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

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