1. someone who mediates between speakers of different languages

Similar word(s): translator

Definition categories: person, intercessor, intermediary, intermediator, mediator

2. someone who uses art to represent something

- his paintings reveal a sensitive interpreter of nature

- she was famous as an interpreter of Shakespearean roles

Definition categories: person, individual, mortal, somebody, someone, soul

3. an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose

Similar word(s): representative, spokesperson, voice

Definition categories: person, advocate, advocator, exponent, proponent

4. (computer science) a program that translates and executes source language statements one line at a time

Definition categories: communication, program, programme

Sentences with interpreter as a noun:

- A Japanese man who is tried before a German court is assisted by an interpreter in making oral statements.

- Programs written in the BASIC language are usually run through an interpreter, though some can be compiled.