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  Words related to understand

Related / Similar Words: realize, realise, see, infer, read, interpret, translate, sympathize, sympathise, empathize, empathise

 

Definition:
  • know and comprehend the nature or meaning of; "She did not understand her husband"; "I understand what she means";
  • perceive (an idea or situation) mentally; "Now I see!"; "I just can''t see your point"; "Does she realize how important this decision is?"; "I don''t understand the idea";
  • believe to be the case; "I understand you have no previous experience?";
  • make sense of a language; "She understands French"; "Can you read Greek?";
  • be understanding of; "You don''t need to explain--I understand!";

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    Hyponyms: get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehend, sense, follow, catch, get, touch, read, interpret, translate, construe, see, make out, solve, work out, figure out, puzzle out, lick, work, penetrate, fathom, bottom, perceive, appreciate, take account

     

    Grouped Verbs: visualize, visualise, envision, project, fancy, see, figure, picture, image

     

    Derivational Morphology: understanding, apprehension, discernment, savvy, realization, realisation, recognition, sympathy, empathy

     

    Anagrams: transudate, understate

     

    Language Translations:
    Bulgarian: разбирам   Dutch: begrijpen  
    Esperanto: kompreni   Finnish: ymmärtää  
    French: comprendre   German: verstehen  
    Greek: καταλαβαίνω   Hungarian: ért  
    Indonesian: paham   Italian: capire  
    Japanese: 分かる   Lithuanian: suprasti  
    Norwegian: forstå   Polish: być świadomym znaczenia  
    Portuguese: compreender   Spanish: entender  
    Swedish: förstå  
     
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