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  Words related to comprehend

Related / Similar Words: get the picture, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehend, perceive, embrace, encompass, cover

 

Definition:
  • get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?";
  • to become aware of through the senses; "I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon";
  • include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one''s sphere or territory; "This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds"; "this should cover everyone in the group";

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    Hyponyms: figure, catch on, get wise, get onto, tumble, latch on, cotton on, twig, get it, intuit, digest, feel, sense, apperceive, pick up, receive, divine, hallucinate, misperceive, catch, dream, hurt, ache, suffer, smell, touch, see, sight, hear, listen, taste, find, see through

     

    Grouped Verbs: cover, treat, handle, plow, deal, address

     

    Derivational Morphology: understanding, apprehension, discernment, savvy, knower, apprehender, appreciation, grasp, hold, grasping, comprehension, sensing, perception, perceiver, observer, beholder, inclusion, encompassment

     

     
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