1. incorporate within oneself; make subjective or personal

    Synonyms : interiorize, internalise, internalize
    Type Of : ascribe, assign, attribute, impute


  1. someone who mediates between speakers of different languages

    Synonyms : translator
    Type Of : go-between, mediator, intermediator, intercessor, intermediary
  2. (computer science) a program that translates and executes source language statements one line at a time

    Synonyms : interpretive program
    Type Of : computer program, programme, computer programme, program
  3. an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose

    Synonyms : representative, spokesperson, voice
    Type Of : advocate, proponent, exponent, advocator
  4. someone who uses art to represent something

    Type Of : mortal, soul, individual, someone, somebody, person
    Examples :
    • his paintings reveal a sensitive interpreter of nature
    • she was famous as an interpreter of Shakespearean roles


  1. someone who sees an event and reports what happened

    Synonyms : witness, witnesser
    Type Of : perceiver, beholder, observer, percipient, speaker, talker, utterer, verbaliser, verbalizer
  2. a person who supplies information

    Synonyms : source
    Type Of : communicator


  1. the innermost membrane of an organ (especially the inner lining of an artery or vein or lymphatic vessel)

    Type Of : membrane, tissue layer


  1. a product of your creative thinking and work

    Synonyms : brainchild
    Type Of : production, product
    Examples :
    • he had little respect for the inspirations of other artists
  2. the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing

    Synonyms : aspiration, breathing in, inhalation, intake
    Type Of : breath
  3. (theology) a special influence of a divinity on the minds of human beings

    Synonyms : divine guidance
    Type Of : cognitive factor
  4. arousing to a particular emotion or action

    Synonyms : stirring
    Type Of : rousing, arousal
  5. arousal of the mind to special unusual activity or creativity

    Type Of : thought, idea
  6. a sudden intuition as part of solving a problem

    Type Of : intuition


  1. without knowledge or intention

    Synonyms : unknowingly, unwittingly
    Antonyms : advertently


  1. a person who inhabits a particular place

    Synonyms : denizen, dweller, habitant, indweller
    Type Of : soul, individual, person, mortal, somebody, someone


  1. the early stage of growth or development

    Synonyms : babyhood, early childhood
    Type Of : time of life
  2. the earliest state of immaturity

    Synonyms : babyhood
    Type Of : immatureness, immaturity


  1. induce into action by using one's charm

    Synonyms : charm, tempt
    Type Of : persuade
  2. have and exert influence or effect

    Synonyms : act upon, work
    Type Of : impact, touch, bear upon, bear on, affect, touch on
    Examples :
    • The artist's work influenced the young painter
  3. shape or influence; give direction to

    Synonyms : determine, mold, regulate, shape
    Type Of : do, make, cause
  4. a cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do

    Type Of : determinant, determinative, determiner, determining factor, causal factor
    Examples :
    • her wishes had a great influence on his thinking
  5. a power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc

    Type Of : power, powerfulness
    Examples :
    • used her parents' influence to get the job
  6. causing something without any direct or apparent effort

    Type Of : causing, causation
  7. one having power to influence another

    Type Of : power, force
    Examples :
    • she was the most important influence in my life
    • he was a bad influence on the children
  8. the effect of one thing (or person) on another

    Type Of : consequence, issue, event, effect, upshot, result, outcome
    Examples :
    • the influence of mechanical action


  1. the mechanism that ignites the fuel in an internal-combustion engine

    Synonyms : ignition system
    Type Of : mechanism
  2. the act of setting something on fire

    Synonyms : firing, inflammation, kindling, lighting
    Type Of : combustion, burning
  3. the process of initiating combustion or catching fire

    Type Of : flame, flaming, fire