- The definition of interpretive is a person or thing that translates or explains.
An example of interpretive is a French movie with English subtitles, interpretive subtitles.
interpretive definition by Webster's New World
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- that interprets; explanatory
- designed to offer educational guidance at or to a park, museum, etc.: a park's interpretive trail has labeled trees and flowers
interpretive definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Relating to or marked by interpretation; explanatory.
- in·terˈpre·tive·ly adverb