to interpret (an idea, etc) in a new or different way
- reinterpretation, noun
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How to use reinterpret in a sentence
It was his ability to reinterpret the world that was happening right in front of him.How Mork Melted the Fonz: Henry Winkler Recalls Robin Williams’s Storming ‘Happy Days’ Debut | Tim Teeman | August 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
If the senior rabbis had the will, Michaelson said, they could reinterpret the Torah and modify Halakhic, or religious, law.Gay Orthodox Jews Sue Over Therapy That Claims to ‘Cure’ Them | Zoë Blackler | November 27, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
I had to reinterpret everything about our lives together, going back to my earliest memories.Richard Russo Talks About New Memoir “Elsewhere” And His Mother’s Illness | Jane Ciabattari | November 12, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
There are no middlemen, no merchants to merchandise, no retailers to reinterpret.Chanel, Armani, and Givenchy Present Their Haute-Couture Collections in Paris | Robin Givhan | July 4, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Such complacency leads Rich in his latest column to reinterpret American history in the light of his newly proclaimed trend.
With a less thorough-going intellectualism other scholars reinterpret Christianity in terms of current scientific phraseology.
How would you reinterpret Aristotle's and Hobbes's conception of human nature in the light of this definition?Introduction to the Science of Sociology | Robert E. Park
He tried to reinterpret Angelina's letter differently, calling his deduction an error.When the Owl Cries | Paul Bartlett
He earnestly desired to reinterpret Christianity in the new light of his time, yet perhaps no part of his work is so futile.Edward Caldwell Moore | Edward Moore
Even her nobler motives she tended to reinterpret from some cynical point of view.What Will People Say? | Rupert Hughes