Interpretation. Making sense of found objects of communicated meaning, an act of re-representation where the communicated meaning is never a matter of unmediated transmission; rather the meaning is in what we make of the object of communication, a relation between that object and the interpreter’s making of it.

Reference: Kalantzis, Mary and Bill Cope, 2020, Adding Sense: Context and Interest in a Grammar of Multimodal Meaning, Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press, p. 58.