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.]
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The numerical value of savvy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of savvy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It's an incredibly courageous and savvy move.
He was street smart, savvy, never overplayed his hand, but he'd push it.
If you aren't a savvy consumer, things can get very costly, very quickly.
Increasingly manufactures are becoming savvy marketers in their own right.
I think it's political skills. Politically, the West Asians were more savvy.
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Translations for savvy
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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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