comprehend

  • 21 comprehend — Synonyms and related words: absorb, accept, admit, appreciate, apprehend, assimilate, be acquainted with, be apprised of, be aware of, be cognizant of, be conscious of, be conversant with, be informed, be with one, catch, catch on, cognize,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 22 comprehend — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. comprise, embrace, include; grasp, apprehend, conceive, understand, see, know. See knowledge, inclusion, intelligence. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To include] Syn. contain, comprise, embrace; see… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 23 comprehend — see PREY …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 24 comprehend — com·pre·hend || ‚kÉ’mprɪ hend v. understand; contain …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 25 comprehend — [ˌkɒmprɪ hɛnd] verb 1》 grasp mentally; understand. 2》 formal include, comprise, or encompass. Origin ME: from OFr. comprehender, or L. comprehendere, from com together + prehendere grasp …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 26 comprehend — v. a. 1. Comprise, include, enclose, embrace, contain, embody, take in. 2. Grasp (mentally), understand (fully), apprehend, conceive, imagine, see, discern, perceive, enter into the idea of, catch the idea of …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 27 comprehend — v 1. understand, apprehend, realize, take in, assimilate, absorb, receive, Chiefly Scot. ken; apperceive, cognize, recognize, know, Sl. savvy, grasp, get, get the picture, Sl. dig, Brit. Sl. suss out, seize, pick up, Inf. get a fix on; fathom,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 28 comprehend — com·pre·hend …

    English syllables

  • 29 comprehend — verb Syn: understand, grasp, see, take in, follow, make sense of, fathom; informal work out, figure out, get …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 30 comprehend — [ˌkɒmprɪˈhend] verb [I/T] formal to understand something …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 31 comprehend — com•pre•hend [[t]ˌkɒm prɪˈhɛnd[/t]] v. t. 1) to understand the nature or meaning of; grasp with the mind; perceive 2) to take in or embrace; include; comprise • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME < L comprehendere=com com +prehendere to grasp; see… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 32 comprehend — /kɒmprəˈhɛnd / (say kompruh hend) verb (t) 1. to understand the meaning or nature of; conceive; know. 2. to take in or embrace; include; comprise. {Middle English, from Latin comprehendere from com + prehendere to seize} –comprehending, adjective …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 33 comprehend —   Ho omaopopo, kuano o …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 34 comprehend — see PREY …

    Word origins

  • 35 comprehend — v.tr. 1 grasp mentally; understand (a person or a thing). 2 include; take in. Etymology: ME f. OF comprehender or L comprehendere comprehens (as COM , prehendere grasp) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 36 apprehend, comprehend — Apprehend means to seize, to capture : The sheriff will apprehend the forger. Comprehend means to understand : I did not comprehend the lecturer s remarks …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 37 difficult to comprehend — index ambiguous, elusive, esoteric, incomprehensible, opaque, unclear Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 38 enable to comprehend — index enlighten Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 39 hard to comprehend — index opaque Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 40 Comprehended — Comprehend Com pre*hend , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Comprehended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Comprehending}.] [L. comprehendere, comprehensum; com + prehendere to grasp, seize; prae before + hendere (used only in comp.). See {Get}, and cf. {Comprise}.] 1. To… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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