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understand   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 ˏʌndZˋstænd 〕

Pronunciation

〔 ˏʌndәˊstænd 〕


Overview of verb understand

The verb understand has 5 senses


  • understand -- (know and comprehend the nature or meaning of; "She did not understand her husband"; "I understand what she means")

  • understand, realize, realise, see -- (perceive (an idea or situation) mentally; "Now I see!"; "I just can't see your point"; "Does she realize how important this decision is?"; "I don't understand the idea")

  • understand, read, interpret, translate -- (make sense of a language; "She understands French"; "Can you read Greek?")

  • understand, infer -- (believe to be the case; "I understand you have no previous experience?")

  • sympathize, sympathise, empathize, empathise, understand -- (be understanding of; "You don't need to explain--I understand!")