An act or the result of construing especially by piecemeal translation.
1. To apply the rules of syntax to (a sentence or clause) so as to exhibit the structure, arrangement, or connection of, or to discover the sense; to explain the construction of; to interpret; to translate.
2. To put a construction upon; to explain the sense or intention of; to interpret; to understand.
translate; interpret; analyze grammatically in order to explain meaning.