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Interpret vs. Analyze

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Interpretverb

To explain or tell the meaning of; to translate orally into intelligible or familiar language or terms. applied especially to language, but also to dreams, signs, conduct, mysteries, etc.

‘to interpret an Indian speech’;

Analyzeverb

(transitive) To subject to analysis.

Interpretverb

To apprehend and represent by means of art; to show by illustrative representation

‘The actor interpreted the character of Hamlet with great skill.’; ‘The way the musician interpreted a sonata was quite special.’; ‘an artist interprets a landscape’;

Analyzeverb

(transitive) To resolve (anything complex) into its elements.

Interpretverb

(intransitive) To act as an interpreter.

‘He interpreted at the meeting between the Chinese and French associates.’;

Analyzeverb

(transitive) To separate into the constituent parts, for the purpose of an examination of each separately.

Interpretverb

To explain or tell the meaning of; to expound; to translate orally into intelligible or familiar language or terms; to decipher; to define; - applied esp. to language, but also to dreams, signs, conduct, mysteries, etc.; as, to interpret the Hebrew language to an Englishman; to interpret an Indian speech.

‘Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.’; ‘And Pharaoh told them his dreams; but there was none that could interpret them unto Pharaoh.’;

Analyzeverb

(transitive) To examine in such a manner as to ascertain the elements or nature of the thing examined; as, to analyze a fossil substance, to analyze a sentence or a word, or to analyze an action to ascertain its morality.

Interpretverb

To apprehend and represent by means of art; to show by illustrative representation; as, an actor interprets the character of Hamlet; a musician interprets a sonata; an artist interprets a landscape.

Analyzeverb

To subject to analysis; to resolve (anything complex) into its elements; to separate into the constituent parts, for the purpose of an examination of each separately; to examine in such a manner as to ascertain the elements or nature of the thing examined; to consider in detail in order to discover essential features or meaning; as, to analyze an action to ascertain its morality; to analyse a sonnet by Shakespeare; to analyse the evidence in a criminal trial; to analyse your real motives.

‘No one, I presume, can analyze the sensations of pleasure or pain.’;

Interpretverb

To act as an interpreter.

Analyzeverb

make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features; as, to analyse a specimen; to analyze a fossil substance; to analyze a sentence or a word; to analyse a chemical compound.

Interpretverb

make sense of; assign a meaning to;

‘What message do you see in this letter?’; ‘How do you interpret his behavior?’;

Analyzeverb

subject to psychoanalytic treatment.

Interpretverb

give an interpretation or explanation to

Analyzeverb

consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning;

‘analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare’; ‘analyze the evidence in a criminal trial’; ‘analyze your real motives’;

Interpretverb

give an interpretation or rendition of;

‘The pianist rendered the Beethoven sonata beautifully’;

Analyzeverb

make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features;

‘analyze a specimen’; ‘analyze a sentence’; ‘analyze a chemical compound’;

Interpretverb

create an image or likeness of;

‘The painter represented his wife as a young girl’;

Analyzeverb

break down into components or essential features;

‘analyze today's financial market’;

Interpretverb

restate (words) from one language into another language;

‘I have to translate when my in-laws from Austria visit the U.S.’; ‘Can you interpret the speech of the visiting dignitaries?’; ‘She rendered the French poem into English’; ‘He translates for the U.N.’;

Analyzeverb

subject to psychoanalytic treatment;

‘I was analyzed in Vienna by a famous psychiatrist’;

Interpretverb

make sense of a language;

‘She understands French’; ‘Can you read Greek?’;

Interpretverb

explain the meaning of (information or actions)

‘the evidence is difficult to interpret’;

Interpretverb

understand (an action, mood, or way of behaving) as having a particular meaning

‘he would no longer interpret her silence as indifference’;

Interpretverb

perform (a dramatic role or piece of music) in a way that conveys one's understanding of the creator's ideas

‘interpreting the music well takes hours of listening and experimentation’;

Interpretverb

translate orally or into sign language the words of a person speaking a different language

‘I agreed to interpret for Jean-Claude’;

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