To interpret or explain the meaning of something - "Robert Bolt, ''A Man for All Seasons, 1954"
To analyze the grammatical structure of a clause or sentence
interpret in a particular way, explain, analyze, understand fiil
make sense of; assign a meaning to; "What message do you see in this letter?"; "How do you interpret his behavior?"
If something is construed in a particular way, its nature or meaning is interpreted in that way. What may seem helpful behaviour to you can be construed as interference by others He may construe the approach as a hostile act We are taught to construe these terms in a particular way. to understand a remark or action in a particular way misconstrue construe sth as sth (construere, from , , from com- ( COM-) + struere )
To apply the rules of syntax to (a sentence or clause) so as to exhibit the structure, arrangement, or connection of, or to discover the sense; to explain the construction of; to interpret; to translate
To put a construction upon; to explain the sense or intention of; to interpret; to understand