What does the word interpret mean?

Usage examples for interpret

  1. He politely volunteered to interpret. – Whistler Stories by Don C. Seitz
  2. How long will it be in our Republic before some man will arise, great enough to so interpret our National Constitution as to declare that women, as citizens of the United States, cannot be governed by laws in the making of which they have no part? – Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897 by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  3. Meeting with strange Indians they found no one to interpret, and had to use signs. – Pioneers in Canada by Sir Harry Johnston