INTERPRETA'TION, noun [Latin interpretatio.]
1. The act of interpreting; explanation of unintelligible words in language that is intelligible. interpretation is the design of translation.
2. The act of expounding or unfolding what is not understood or not obvious; as the interpretation of dreams and prophecy.
Look how we can, or sad or merrily,
Interpretation will misquote our looks.
3. The sense given by an interpreter; exposition. We sometimes find various interpretations of the same passage of Scripture and other ancient writings.
4. The power of explaining.