understanding, apprehension, discernment, savvy(verb)
the cognitive condition of someone who understands
"he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect"
grok, get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehend(verb)
get the meaning of something
"Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
shrewd, well-informed and perceptive.
Do you understand?
Origin: Alteration of sabi (in English-based creoles and pidgins), from or sabe, from saber, from sapere.
Savvy is a 2008 children's fantasy novel by Ingrid Law aimed at children aged nine to twelve years. The American Library Association named Savvy a 2009 Newbery Honor Book.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
Savvey, sav′i, v.t. to know: to understand.—v.i. to possess knowledge.—n. general ability. [Sp. sabe—saber, to know—L. sapĕre, to be wise.]
The numerical value of savvy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of savvy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Increasingly manufactures are becoming savvy marketers in their own right.
I think it's political skills. Politically, the West Asians were more savvy.
People are becoming really savvy about what each of these battles mean and the part we can play.
Clients seem not to be the young, savvy bitcoin crowd, but older, less savvy investors, many are embarrassed.
Our experience has also been that Iranians are tech savvy and have ways of circumventing Iranian government attempts to limit the freedom of information.
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- schnallen, verstehen, kapiert?, kapieren, schlau, clever, klugGerman
- sabio, comprensiónSpanish
- fiksu, älykäsFinnish
- futé, malin, jugeoteFrench
- सामान्य बुद्धिHindi
- astuto, furbo, comprendonioItalian
- sacou?, saber, sábio, experientePortuguese
- смыслящий, продвинутый, врубающийся, кумекающий, соображающийRussian
- umješan, умјешан, informiran, информиранSerbo-Croatian
- smart, slugSwedish
- idrak etmek, çaktın, akıllı, kurnaz, kavramakTurkish
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