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interpret

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to understand in a particular way

to express in another language, while systematically retaining the original sense

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It is neither euclidean nor noneuclidean since both classes of objects are construable a priori.
68) Information given in Widsith that at first seems inconsequential or opaque can thus be seen to have a construable purpose.
Hence, expressionists are inclined to regard art meaning as indexed to something beyond the vehicle of artistic expression -- something construable cognitivistically as a kind of statement, or emotivistically as an emotion or feeling.
While the surfaces of these works are richer, they are still construable in the ways we have discussed above.
61) Two quite different sorts of consideration are brought in to determine the interpretation of another problem line, Iliad XVIII 460, where two grammatical rules are invoked, one governing the position of prepositive pronouns, the other stating that no verb is construable with two nominative cases; and the immediate context is also appealed to (synt.
This is exactly what went through the Marine's mind, and what prompted him to act when he was herded into the rest room, and then ordered to the floor into what is reasonably construable as an execution position.
If so, apparently discontinuous complements of adjectives in cases like (62) and (63) would not be counterexamples to the present theory at all, just PPs that, although introduced by prepositions that would allow them to be complements of the adjectives, are alternatively construable in certain contexts as modifiers of higher projections.
29) In Davidson, likewise, the argument works out as a doctrine of direct realism which allows us to "re-establish unmediated touch with the familiar objects whose antics make our sentences and opinions true or false," joined to an all-purpose principle of charity according to which we have no choice but to interpret other people's sayings and beliefs on the assumption that they must be counted right in most matters, and hence sufficiently in agreement with us for those sayings and beliefs to be rationally construable.
Grammer, an act construable as Attempted Murder, which fits that category of crimes known as "heinous felonies against the person.
In (41a), the object the book is construable from the discourse and therefore deaccented (e.
Consider the following examples of the DOC, in which the primary object is construable from the context and the secondary object is F-marked.
Consider the following two examples, in which the oblique is construable from the context.
An object quantifier can bind a pronoun contained within a subject only if the latter is narrowly focused and the object is construable from the context.
This `move' schema may be integrated into a scene that is construable as an eventuality that happens spontaneously without the intervention of an external agent.
We will assume that presentational focus is pragmatically defined as an utterance that is not contextually construable (Rochemont 1986), or not discourse-linked (D-linked) (Pesetsky 1987), and that allows a maximal projection of the focus feature.