1. [ verb ] get the meaning of something
Synonyms: comprehend grasp apprehend get_the_picture compass dig

"Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"

Related terms: understand catch_on figure digest intuit understanding grasping comprehension
2. [ noun ] (psychology) the cognitive condition of someone who understands
Synonyms: understanding apprehension discernment

"he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect"

Related terms: knowing appreciation comprehension insight realization grasping hindsight self-knowledge comprehension smattering understand get_the_picture
Similar spelling:   Savoy