Definition for understood

adjective as in assumed, implicit

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Example Sentences

What it endangers is a narrow conception of Russian power, understood through the eyes of its dictatorial leader.

Most people, however, understood the significance of the photo immediately-- especially those who share my skin.

President Park understood the power of cinema as propaganda.

Earlier in the segment, host Chuck Todd had asked him if he understood and acknowledged that black people have a fear of police.

I answered that I had gone and talked to many members of law enforcement who through their investigations understood these links.

"There is no more war," Brion translated for Ulv, realizing that the Disan had understood nothing of the explanation.

A similar state had occurred that 'Karnak night' of a long ten days ago, though he had not understood it then.

No one ever argued with Levison; all understood that this particular phrase was final.

She now understood nearly all that was said directly to her, though she could not follow general and confused conversation.

“I understood, Baron, that you had quite made up your mind to retire within a very few weeks,” said David Arden.


On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to understood, such as: accepted, appreciated, implied, inferred, known, and pat.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.