Part of speech:
An examining or being examined; investigation; inspection; checkup; scrutiny; inquiry; testing
written material intended to be read
An adaptation of a work of art or literature into another medium or style:
To take (a course) at a school.
To get knowledge of (a subject) or skill in (an art, trade, etc.) by study, experience, instruction, etc.
To make a translation into another language
To explain or tell the meaning of; to expound; to translate orally into intelligible or familiar language or terms; to decipher; to define; -- applied especially to language, but also to dreams, signs, conduct, mysteries, etc.; as, to interpret the Hebrew language to an Englishman; to interpret an Indian speech.
To have sympathy or tolerance:
To take revenge on, especially to kill in revenge for a wrong.
To know (a person or thing).
To take notice of:
To comprehend; understand
To take hold of mentally; understand; comprehend
To take as a model or precedent; imitate:
To hold as one's conviction or opinion; think; imagine
To take in the meaning, nature, or importance of; grasp.
To take or get passively; incur or contract without intention, as by exposure
To take hold of with the understanding, that is, to conceive in the mind; to become cognizant of; to understand; to recognize; to consider.
To take (what is offered or given); receive, esp. willingly
To communicate by speech or writing; express with words:
To tell in detail; give an account of; narrate; relate
To state, tell about, or make known in advance, especially on the basis of special knowledge:
To tell of or indicate beforehand; predict.
The item which has been conveyed.
Skimming is anything that has taken off the top of a liquid.
Close, careful examination or observation.
A demonstration, lecture, or speech that is presented to an audience:
The outward manifestation of a mood or a disposition:
That which is uttered; esp., a word or words uttered, whether written or spoken
A detailed statement
A rendering or result of rendering
Something enacted, as a law or decree
A condensed but comprehensive account of a body of information; summary or synopsis, as of scientific, legal, or literary material
A portion of a book or document, incorporated distinctly in another work; a citation; a quotation.
A path, channel, or duct through, over, or along which something may pass:
(Law) A distinct portion or provision of a legal code or set of laws, often establishing a particular legal requirement:
Any of the parts of a debt or other sum of money to be paid at regular times over a specified period
The adaptation or alteration of a text or quotation to serve a different purpose from that of the original.
An interpretation or rendition
The act or result of interpreting; explanation, meaning, translation, exposition, etc.
(Uncountable) The act of converting or translating (text from one language to another).
The act or art of declaiming; rhetorical delivery; haranguing; loud speaking in public; especially, the public recitation of speeches as an exercise in schools and colleges; as, the practice declamation by students.
1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 1, The Celebrity:
The definition of a writing is a book, poem, letter or article.
Realization is defined as the moment of understanding something, or when something planned finally happens.
the act of measuring with meters or similar instruments
To show, as on a dial
To bestow; to confer.
To scan verse
To see beforehand; know beforehand; foreknow
To manifest (a genetic trait):
Discern is defined as to recognize someone or something as different from someone or something else.
Descry is defined as to discover or detect something.
To tell or write about; give a detailed account of
To decipher is defined as to decode or work out a hidden meaning.
To hand over, give, or send (a bill, credentials, etc.) to someone
To state or express briefly:
To keep oneself in a particular state.
State means to speak or say something.
The definition of affirm is to state something to be true.
To state or express positively; affirm:
(Sports) To hurl with an overhand pushing motion:
To state again, esp. in a different way
To express in a paraphrase
The definition of construe is to explain or give the meaning of or to analyze or figure out.
Explain is defined as to make something clear or to account for something or tell why something happened.
To fall apart, disintegrate, collapse, etc.
To view means to look at.
To regard as true beyond doubt:
(Informal) To get as an idea or impression; infer; conclude
Examine is defined as to analyze, inspect or carefully study.
To show or indicate by a mark or marks
To direct the efforts or attention of (oneself):
The way in which someone or something functions:
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