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Understand (IPA: /ˌəndɝˈstænd/)


Understand (v. t.)

To have just and adequate ideas of; to apprehended the meaning or intention of; to have knowledge of; to comprehend; to know; as, to understand a problem in Euclid; to understand a proposition or a declaration; the court understands the advocate or his argument; to understand the sacred oracles; to understand a nod or a wink.

Understand (v. t.)

To be apprised, or have information, of; to learn; to be informed of; to hear; as, I understand that Congress has passed the bill.

Understand (v. t.)

To recognize or hold as being or signifying; to suppose to mean; to interpret; to explain.

Understand (v. t.)

To mean without expressing; to imply tacitly; to take for granted; to assume.

Understand (v. t.)

To stand under; to support.

Understand (v. i.)

To have the use of the intellectual faculties; to be an intelligent being.

Understand (v. i.)

To be informed; to have or receive knowledge.

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Example Sentence (Quote)

" "Do you understand what's going on ?" Not at all ," he shouted back. I can almost prove this can't be happening ."" - Carl Sagan

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (Did I say something terrible? Women... I don't understand them.)" - Final Fantasy VIII

Example Sentence (Quote)

"...I don't need you to understand me." - Final Fantasy VIII

Example Sentence (Quote)

": I could understand principles of Perl source in 2-3 days [. . .] Gee, it took me about eleven years." - Larry Wall

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [talking to Lash] I hope you understand just how strange you are." - Advance Wars


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