noun the power or explaining.
2. interpretation ·noun an artist's way of expressing his thought or embodying his conception of nature.
3. interpretation ·noun the act or process of applying general principles or formulae to the explanation of the results obtained in special cases.
4. interpretation ·noun the sense given by an interpreter; exposition or explanation given; meaning; as, commentators give various interpretations of the same passage of scripture.
5. interpretation ·noun 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.