Understand - (v. t.) To have just and adequate ideas of; to apprehended the meaning or intention of; to have knowledge of; to comprehend; to know; as, to understand a problem in Euclid; to understand a proposition or a declaration; the court understands the advocate or his argument; to understand the sacred oracles; to understand a nod or a wink.
Understand - (v. t.) To be apprised, or have information, of; to learn; to be informed of; to hear; as, I understand that Congress has passed the bill.
Understand - (v. t.) To recognize or hold as being or signifying; to suppose to mean; to interpret; to explain.
Understand - (v. t.) To mean without expressing; to imply tacitly; to take for granted; to assume.
Understand - (v. t.) To stand under; to support.
Understand - (v. i.) To have the use of the intellectual faculties; to be an intelligent being.
Understand - (v. i.) To be informed; to have or receive knowledge.
Inunderstanding - (a.) Void of understanding.
Misunderstanding - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Misunderstand
Misunderstand - (v. t.) To misconceive; to mistake; to miscomprehend; to take in a wrong sense.
Misunderstander - (n.) One who misunderstands.
Misunderstanding - (n.) Mistake of the meaning; error; misconception.
Misunderstanding - (n.) Disagreement; difference of opinion; dissension; quarrel.
Understanded - () of Understand
Understanding - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Understand
Understandable - (a.) Capable of being understood; intelligible.
Understander - (n.) One who understands, or knows by experience.
Understanding - (a.) Knowing; intelligent; skillful; as, he is an understanding man.
Understanding - (n.) The act of one who understands a thing, in any sense of the verb; knowledge; discernment; comprehension; interpretation; explanation.
Understanding - (n.) An agreement of opinion or feeling; adjustment of differences; harmony; anything mutually understood or agreed upon; as, to come to an understanding with another.
Understanding - (n.) The power to understand; the intellectual faculty; the intelligence; the rational powers collectively conceived an designated; the higher capacities of the intellect; the power to distinguish truth from falsehood, and to adapt means to ends.
Understanding - (n.) Specifically, the discursive faculty; the faculty of knowing by the medium or use of general conceptions or relations. In this sense it is contrasted with, and distinguished from, the reason.
Understandingly - (adv.) In an understanding manner; intelligibly; with full knowledge or comprehension; intelligently; as, to vote upon a question understandingly; to act or judge understandingly.
Understand - v. (past and past part. -stood) 1 perceive the meaning of (words, a person, a language, a subject, etc.) (understood you perfectly; cannot understand algebra). 2 perceive the significance or cause of (do not understand why he came). 3 (often absol.) Sympathize with, know how to deal with (quite understand your difficulty; ask her, she understands). 4 (often foll. By that or absol.) Infer, take as implied (am i to understand that you refuse?; he is old, i understand).
Misunderstand - v. (past and past part. -understood) 1 understand incorrectly. 2 misinterpret the words or actions of (a person).
Misunderstanding - n. 1 failure to understand correctly. 2 slight disagreement or quarrel.
Understanding - —n. 1 ability to understand or think; intelligence. 2 individual's perception of a situation etc. 3 agreement, esp. Informal (had an understanding). 4 sympathy; tolerance. —adj. 1 having understanding or insight. 2 sympathetic. understandingly adv.
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