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To analyze the grammatical structure of a clause or sentence
To interpret or explain the meaning of something

Robert Bolt, ''A Man for All Seasons, 1954.

To translate
{v} to translate, interpret, explain
{f} interpret in a particular way, explain, analyze, understand
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
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 )
A translation or interpretation
make sense of; assign a meaning to; "What message do you see in this letter?"; "How do you interpret his behavior?"
past of construe
third-person singular of construe
present participle of construe