grok, get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehend(verb)
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"
embrace, encompass, comprehend, cover(verb)
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"
to cover, include, or contain
to understand or grasp fully and thoroughly.
Origin: From comprehendere, from the prefix com-, + prehendere.
to contain; to embrace; to include; as, the states comprehended in the Austrian Empire
to take in or include by construction or implication; to comprise; to imply
to take into the mind; to grasp with the understanding; to apprehend the meaning of; to understand
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kom-pre-hend′, v.t. to seize or take up with the mind, to understand: to comprise or include.—ns. Comprehensibil′ity, Comprehen′sibleness.—adj. Comprehen′sible, capable of being understood.—adv. Comprehen′sibly.—n. Comprehen′sion, power of the mind to understand: (logic) the intension of a term or the sum of the qualities implied in the term: the inclusion of Nonconformists within the Church of England.—adj. Comprehen′sive, having the quality or power of comprehending much: extensive: full.—adv. Comprehen′sively.—n. Comprehen′siveness. [L. comprehendĕre, to seize.]
The numerical value of Comprehend in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of Comprehend in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of Comprehend in a Sentence
The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.
The eyes see only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.
I have to write things down to feel I fully comprehend them.
Our hearts are shattered, and our heads are struggling to comprehend.
That we can comprehend the little we know already is mindboggling in itself.
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Translations for Comprehend
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- обхващам, схващам, побирам, разбирамBulgarian
- erfassen, begreifen, umfassen, verstehenGerman
- tajuta, käsittää, sisältää, ymmärtääFinnish
- comprendere, capireItalian
- 解る, 理解Japanese
- capio, videoLatin
- begrijpen, bevattenDutch
- forstå, dekke, fatteNorwegian
- cuprinde, înțelegeRomanian
- понимать, постигать, покрыватьRussian
- idrak etmekTurkish
- bona, qondaZulu
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