The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Essays on Meaning. Preface’
By the Interpretant of a Sign is meant all that the Sign can signify, mean, or itself convey of new, in contradistinction to what it may stimulate the observer to find out otherwise, as for example, by new experience, or by recollecting former experiences.
MS [R] 640:9
‘Interpretant’ (pub. 25.11.15-01:34). Quote in M. Bergman & S. Paavola (Eds.), The Commens Dictionary: Peirce's Terms in His Own Words. New Edition. Retrieved from http://www.commens.org/dictionary/entry/quote-essays-meaning-preface-0.