interpreter - definition and synonyms

 
noun [countable] 

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/ɪnˈtɜː(r)prɪtə(r)/
singularinterpreter
pluralinterpreters
  1. 1
    someone whose job is to translate what a speaker is saying in one language into another language so that someone else can understand it
    1. a.
      computing a computer program that changes instructions in one computer language into another so that a computer can understand and perform them
    See also translator
  2. 2
    someone who performs a piece of music, a part in a play etc in a way that shows how they understand or feel about it

    a renowned Mozart interpreter