accipere, analyze, apprehend, ascertain the meaning of, assimilate, be aware of, be given to understand, cognize, conceive of, conclude, conclude from evidence, consignify, decipher, decode, deduce, deduce by interpretation, deduce the meaning of, deduct, derive by reasoning, determine, determine exactly, discern, disentangle, divine, draw an inference, draw as an implication, explain, fathom, figure out, find out the meaning of, form an opinion, gather, glean, grasp mentally, grow aware, infer, interpret, judge, ken, make deductions, master, opine, perceive, ratiocinate, realize, reason, represent, see through, seize, show the meaning of, solve, take one's meaning, understand, understand by, understand the meaning of
analyze, assign a meaning to, characterize, characterize precisely, clarify, clear up, connote, convey, decipher, decode, define, delineate, demonstrate, denote, depict, describe, disclose, elucidate, enlighten, enunciate, explain, explicate, exposit, expound, express, give explanation to, give sense to, illuminate, illustrate, indicate, inform, interpret, interpretari, literalize, make intelligible, of, outline, paraphrase, put a meaning on, put an interpretation, put in other words, render, render intelligible, rephrase, restate, retranslate, reveal, reword, signify, transfuse the sense, unfold, unravel
associated concepts: construe the law
characterize, clarify, deduce, deduct (conclude by reasoning), define, derive (deduce), elucidate, expound, infer, interpret, rationalize, render (depict)
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
v.To find the meaning in words or actions. See also construction
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
To determine the meaning of a written document, statute, or legal decision, based upon rules of legal interpretation.Category: Business, LLCs & CorporationsCategory: Personal Finance & RetirementCategory: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
v. To analyze, explain, interpret.See also construction.
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.
v.to determine the meaning of the words of a written document, statute or legal decision, based upon rules of legal interpretation as well as normal, widely accepted meanings.
Law dictionary. EdwART. 2013.