What does translator mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. translator, transcribernoun

    a person who translates written messages from one language to another

  2. interpreter, translatornoun

    someone who mediates between speakers of different languages

  3. translator, translating programnoun

    a program that translates one programming language into another


  1. translatornoun

    A person who translates text, film or other material into a different natural language.

  2. translatornoun

    One that makes a new version of a source material in a different language or format.

  3. translatornoun

    A language interpreter.

  4. Etymology: From translator, agent noun from perfect passive participle translatus, from transfero, from trans + fero.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Translatornoun

    One that turns any thing into another language.

    Etymology: translateur, old Fr. from translate.

    A new and nobler way thou dost persue,
    To make translations and translators too. John Denham.

    No translation our own country ever yet produced, hath come up to that of the Old and New Testament; and I am persuaded, that the translators of the Bible were masters of an English stile much fitter for that work than any we see in our present writings, the which is owing to the simplicity that runs through the whole. Jonathan Swift.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Translatornoun

    one who translates; esp., one who renders into another language; one who expresses the sense of words in one language by equivalent words in another

  2. Translatornoun

    a repeating instrument


  1. Translator

    One who translates textual works from one language to another.

Editors Contribution

  1. translator

    A person with the accurate and specific ability, experience, skills, intuition, knowledge, training, qualifications role, responsibility, work or form of employment to translate.

    There are so many translators around the world in every country providing necessary services.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 10, 2020  
  2. translator

    A type of software, app, online website or form of technology created and designed to translate language.

    The online translator is an amazing tool.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 10, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of translator in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of translator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of translator in a Sentence

  1. Michael Polak:

    She wasn't allowed a lawyer, which is against European law, she didn't have a translator, she was suffering from PTSD.

  2. Ismail Khan:

    Their lives are in extreme danger, they will go after every single translator.

  3. Vladimir Putin:

    Officials familiar with the matter say delays in official readouts of Trump's phone calls are usually due to a lengthy clearance process that includes officials at the National Security Council and in White House. Trump's call occurred on a Sunday in the middle of a quiet holiday week, which could have added to the time it took for the required officials to sign off.Even in previous administrations, the clearance process for writing and releasing a statement from the White House following a presidential phone call has sometimes led foreign governments to release their version first.In the past, officials have described Trump's conversations with foreign leaders sometimes veering off into unguarded or undiplomatic territory. Earlier in President Donald Trump administration, some of those details leaked, making for embarrassing headlines and questions about the privacy of Trump's conversations.That included an instance of President Donald Trump congratulating Putin on an election win despite advice from his aides that he not extend his congratulations because the election wasn't viewed as legitimate.The smaller group of officials with access to the calls is meant to prevent further leaks, according to administration sources. But the effect has also led to information from the calls being obscured even to those inside the administration. White House has made efforts in the past to limit access to calls President Donald Trump has had with Putin.Even before the Ukraine scandal and ensuing impeachment, administration officials took steps to limit access to Trump's phone conversations with Putin, along with certain other foreign leaders like the Saudi crown prince, according to administration officials. Trump's past conversations with Putin have been similarly shrouded in atypical secrecy. After their first face-to-face meeting on the sidelines of a summit in Germany, President Donald Trump asked to keep President Donald Trump translator's notes. They spoke at a dinner of foreign leaders without any American witnesses, relying on Putin's translator. During talks in Helsinki, they spoke without any other officials present.The insistence on keeping his conversations with Putin so closely held caught the interest of investigators, including Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating whether President Donald Trump or President Donald Trump campaign associates worked with Russia to influence the 2016 election.The impeachment inquiry centered on Trump's approach to Ukraine reignited the questions about his relationship to Vladimir Putin. The Washington Post reported that former President Donald Trump administration officials feared Vladimir Putin had planted a conspiracy that Ukraine had interfered in the 2016 election.One of the officials told the Post that President Donald Trump gave the theory credibility because.

  4. You Know:

    We almost feel like [ Musk's ] translator sometimes.

  5. Nur Ali:

    So far we know three Turkish engineers and their translator were injured. Two other police men were injured in the blast.

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