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Another word for construe

  1. To make understandable

  2. To understand in a particular way

      1. To grasp or grip:
      2. To capture physically; seize:
      3. To seize with authority or legal right:
      1. To examine and grasp the meaning of (written or printed characters, words, or sentences).
      2. To utter or render aloud (written or printed material):
      3. To have the ability to examine and grasp the meaning of (written or printed material in a given language or notation):
      1. To explain the meaning of:
      2. To understand the significance of; construe:
      3. To present or conceptualize the meaning of by means of art or criticism:
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  3. To express in another language, while systematically retaining the original sense

      1. To render in another language:
      2. To express in different, often simpler words:
      3. To change from one form, function, or state to another; convert or transform:
      1. To submit or present, as for consideration, approval, or payment:
      2. To give or make available; provide:
      3. To give in return or by obligation:
      1. To place in a specified location; set:
      2. To cause to be in a specified condition:
      3. To cause (one) to undergo something; subject:
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Another word for construe