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determined the meaning of something according to one’s own judgment or beliefs
Andy interpreted from his mother’s facial expression that she was pleased with his report card.
to notice or recognize a difference between people or things
One way to distinguish African elephants from Asian elephants is by looking at the size of their ears. African elephants have larger ears.
causing great harm or damage
A devastating tsunami that hit Japan in 2011 wiped out many coastal communities.
the degree or amount of strength or force that something has
Scientists use a device called a seismograph to measure the intensity of an earthquake.
the energy and strength needed to do something for a long time
To build stamina, swimmers spend hours swimming laps.
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