understand

[ uhn-der-stand ]SEE DEFINITION OF understand

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNDERSTAND

I'm in the Critchleys' box to-night and I understand she's to be there.

I don't pretend to understand your game, but you may rely on my secrecy.

He was older than I, experienced with women—a lover of women, I came to understand in time.

But, bound as he was, we can understand why they looked in vain.

Then you will understand, and understanding, you will admire his courage.

Dey laughed when dey heard me talk, an' I could not understand dem, no how.

Philip, you are older and wiser than I, and have shown already that you understand her.

But this does not astonish us when we understand the difficulties which he was obliged to solve.

They understand it, up to the level of their own stature; they know who loves them, but not who loves virtue.

They are angry also, as I understand, with my mother, for returning his compliment.

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