[v] make sense of; assign a meaning to; "What message do you see in this letter?"; "How do you interpret his behavior?"
[v] make sense of a language; "She understands French"; "Can you read Greek?"
[v] give an interpretation or explanation to
[v] restate (words) from one language into another language; "I have to translate when my in-laws from Austria visit the U.S."; "Can you interpret the speech of the visiting dignitaries?"; "She rendered the French poem into English"; "He translates for the U.N."
[v] create an image or likeness of, in art
[v] give an interpretation or rendition of; "The pianist rendered the Beethoven sonata beautifully"