Meaning of “interpret” - Learner’s Dictionary

interpret

verb uk us /ɪnˈtɜːprɪt/
EXPLAIN [ T ]

to explain or decide what you think a particular phrase, performance, action, etc means:

His comments were interpreted as an attack on the government.
CHANGE LANGUAGE [ I, T ]

B2 to change what someone has said into another language:

We had to ask the guide to interpret for us.

(Definition of “interpret” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)