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.
But, bound as he was, we can understand why they looked in vain.
Then you will understand, and understanding, you will admire his courage.
He was older than I, experienced with women—a lover of women, I came to understand in time.
But this does not astonish us when we understand the difficulties which he was obliged to solve.
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.
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.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR UNDERSTAND
- bargain for
- bargain on
- be afraid
- count on
- hope for
- in the cards
- look ahead to
- look for
- look forward to
- see coming
- wait for
- watch for