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English noun: interpreter

1. interpreter (person) someone who mediates between speakers of different languages


Synonymstranslator


Broader (hypernym)go-between, intercessor, intermediary, intermediator, mediator


Narrower (hyponym)dragoman, symboliser, symbolist, symbolizer


Instance hyponymBenjamin Jowett, Bishop Ulfila, Bishop Ulfilas, Bishop Wulfila, Edward Fitzgerald, Fitzgerald, Jowett, Tindal, Tindale, Tyndale, Ulfila, Ulfilas, William Tindal, William Tindale, William Tyndale, Wulfila

2. interpreter (person) someone who uses art to represent something


SamplesHis paintings reveal a sensitive interpreter of nature.
She was famous as an interpreter of Shakespearean roles.


Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

3. interpreter (person) an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose


SamplesThe meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government.


Synonymsrepresentative, spokesperson, voice


Broader (hypernym)advocate, advocator, exponent, proponent


Narrower (hyponym)ambassador, bagman, commercial traveler, commercial traveller, flack, flack catcher, flak, flak catcher, mouth, mouthpiece, roadman, spokesman, spokeswoman, traveling salesman, travelling salesman

4. interpreter (communication) (computer science) a program that translates and executes source language statements one line at a time


Synonymsinterpretive program


Broader (hypernym)computer program, computer programme, program, programme


Domain categorycomputer science, computing









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