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See definition of understand on Dictionary.com
  • verbappreciate, comprehend
  • verbthink, believe

synonyms for understand

  • accept
  • discern
  • explain
  • fathom
  • figure out
  • find out
  • follow
  • get
  • grasp
  • interpret
  • know
  • learn
  • master
  • perceive
  • read
  • realize
  • recognize
  • see
  • sense
  • tolerate
  • apprehend
  • catch
  • conceive
  • deduce
  • distinguish
  • infer
  • note
  • penetrate
  • possess
  • register
  • savvy
  • seize
  • sympathize
  • be aware
  • be conscious of
  • be with it
  • catch on
  • get the hang of
  • get the idea
  • get the picture
  • get the point
  • have knowledge of
  • identify with
  • ken
  • make out
  • make sense of
  • take in
  • take meaning
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antonyms for understand

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  • disallow
  • disapprove
  • disregard
  • fail
  • ignore
  • lose
  • misinterpret
  • miss
  • misunderstand
  • neglect
  • overlook
  • free
  • let go
  • release
  • disbelieve
  • mistake
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To understand is to be fully aware not only of the meaning of something but also of its implications: I could comprehend all he said, but did not understand that he was joking. To know is to be aware of something as a fact or truth: He knows the basic facts of the subject. I know that he agrees with me. To comprehend is to know something thoroughly and to perceive its relationships to certain other ideas, facts, etc. 

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How to use understand in a sentence

This means they will make an effort to understand the complex and nuanced healthcare landscape and all the stakeholders in it.
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Let’s focus on hospitalizations for a moment to understand why.
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By understanding these aspects, you can create relevant marketing content that will resonate with your audience on the platform.
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You can understand if you’re in Game 6, and someone’s going home, you better be right on the play.
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Builtvisible creates resources and sustains an active blog to help their clients and potential clients understand what services they need.
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This article will shed some light on this problem and help you not only understand it but also diagnose, monitor, and fix it on your website.
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Understanding this part of the carbon cycle — how and where carbon moves in and out of the planet’s interior — can help scientists understand changes to the planet’s climate over eons, the researchers say.
EARTH’S RAREST DIAMONDS FORM FROM PRIMORDIAL CARBON IN THE MANTLECAROLYN GRAMLINGSEPTEMBER 14, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
After all, there’s a risk of acting too quickly, before we actually understand the problem or the effects an intervention might have.
WHY COMING UP WITH EFFECTIVE INTERVENTIONS TO ADDRESS COVID-19 IS SO HARDNEIL LEWIS JR. (NLEWISJR@CORNELL.EDU)SEPTEMBER 14, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
As a business operator, I don’t love 25%, but I understand it.
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Now first we shall want our pupil to understand, speak, read and write the mother tongue well.
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WORDS RELATED TO UNDERSTAND

  • assimilate
  • comprehend
  • digest
  • follow
  • get
  • get into
  • grasp
  • incorporate
  • latch onto
  • learn
  • sense
  • soak up
  • take in
  • understand
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