interpreter

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: interpréter

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, from Latin interpretor (to explain, expound, understand), from interpres (agent, translator).

Displaced native Old English wealhstod.

Noun[edit]

interpreter (plural interpreters)

  1. One who listens to a speaker in one language and relates that utterance to the audience in a different language. Contrasted with translator.
    A Japanese man who is tried before a German court is assisted by an interpreter in making oral statements.
  2. (figuratively) One who explains something, such as an art exhibit.
  3. (computing) A program which executes another program written in a programming language other than machine code.
    Programs written in the BASIC language are usually run through an interpreter, though some can be compiled.

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Coordinate terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

interpreter

  1. first-person singular present active subjunctive of interpretor

Middle French[edit]

Verb[edit]

interpreter

  1. to interpret; to find meaning in something

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English interpreter.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /intěrpreter/
  • Hyphenation: in‧ter‧pre‧ter

Noun[edit]

intèrpreter m (Cyrillic spelling интѐрпретер)

  1. interpreter

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]