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  • 121 understand — (v.) O.E. understandan comprehend, grasp the idea of, probably lit. stand in the midst of, from under + standan to stand (see STAND (Cf. stand)). If this is the meaning, the under is not the usual word meaning beneath, but from O.E. under, from… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 122 understand — un•der•stand [[t]ˌʌn dərˈstænd[/t]] v. stood, stand•ing 1) to perceive the meaning of; comprehend: to understand a poem[/ex] 2) to be familiar with; have a thorough knowledge of: to understand a trade[/ex] 3) to interpret or comprehend in a… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 123 δυσκαταληπτότερον — δυσκατάληπτος hard to comprehend adverbial comp δυσκατάληπτος hard to comprehend masc acc comp sg δυσκατάληπτος hard to comprehend neut nom/voc/acc comp sg …

    Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • 124 περιστοιχήσῃ — περιστοιχέω comprehend within limits aor subj mid 2nd sg περιστοιχέω comprehend within limits aor subj act 3rd sg περιστοιχέω comprehend within limits fut ind mid 2nd sg …

    Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • 125 crew — The seamen manning a ship, including, for some purposes, the officers, even the master. 48 Am J1st Ship § 111. The word has a varying legal significance. In a general sense, it is equivalent to ship s company, which would embrace all of the… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 126 com|prise — «kuhm PRYZ», transitive verb, prised, pris|ing. 1. to be made up of; consist of; include: »The United States comprises 50 states. SYNONYM(S): contain, comprehend, encompass, embrace, incorporate. See syn. under include. (Cf. ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 127 KABBALAH — This entry is arranged according to the following outline: introduction general notes terms used for kabbalah the historical development of the kabbalah the early beginnings of mysticism and esotericism apocalyptic esotericism and merkabah… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 128 Conceive — Con*ceive , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Conceived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Conceiving}.] [OF. conzoivre, concever, conceveir, F. concevoir, fr. L. oncipere to take, to conceive; con + capere to seize or take. See {Capable}, and cf. {Conception}.] 1. To… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 129 Conceived — Conceive Con*ceive , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Conceived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Conceiving}.] [OF. conzoivre, concever, conceveir, F. concevoir, fr. L. oncipere to take, to conceive; con + capere to seize or take. See {Capable}, and cf. {Conception}.] 1.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 130 Conceiving — Conceive Con*ceive , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Conceived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Conceiving}.] [OF. conzoivre, concever, conceveir, F. concevoir, fr. L. oncipere to take, to conceive; con + capere to seize or take. See {Capable}, and cf. {Conception}.] 1.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 131 Embrace — Em*brace , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Embraced} ([e^]m*br[=a]st ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Embracing} ([e^]m*br[=a] s[i^]ng).] [OE. embracier, F. embrasser; pref. em (L. in) + F. bras arm. See {Brace}, n.] 1. To clasp in the arms with affection; to take in… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 132 Embraced — Embrace Em*brace , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Embraced} ([e^]m*br[=a]st ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Embracing} ([e^]m*br[=a] s[i^]ng).] [OE. embracier, F. embrasser; pref. em (L. in) + F. bras arm. See {Brace}, n.] 1. To clasp in the arms with affection; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 133 Embracing — Embrace Em*brace , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Embraced} ([e^]m*br[=a]st ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Embracing} ([e^]m*br[=a] s[i^]ng).] [OE. embracier, F. embrasser; pref. em (L. in) + F. bras arm. See {Brace}, n.] 1. To clasp in the arms with affection; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 134 Include — In*clude , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Included}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Including}.] [L. includere, inclusum; pref. in in + claudere to shut. See {Close}, and cf. {Enclose}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To confine within; to hold; to contain; to shut up; to inclose;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 135 Included — Include In*clude , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Included}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Including}.] [L. includere, inclusum; pref. in in + claudere to shut. See {Close}, and cf. {Enclose}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To confine within; to hold; to contain; to shut up; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 136 Including — Include In*clude , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Included}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Including}.] [L. includere, inclusum; pref. in in + claudere to shut. See {Close}, and cf. {Enclose}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To confine within; to hold; to contain; to shut up; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 137 Uncomprehend — Un*com pre*hend, v. t. [1st un + comprehend.] To fail to comprehend. [R.] Daniel. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 138 include — transitive verb (included; including) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin includere, from in + claudere to close more at close Date: 15th century 1. to shut up ; enclose 2. to take in or comprise as a part of a whole or group 3. to contain… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 139 Anthroposophy — Anthroposophy, a philosophy founded by Rudolf Steiner, postulates the existence of an objective, intellectually comprehensible spiritual world accessible to direct experience through inner development. More specifically, it aims to develop… …

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  • 140 Charles F. Hockett — Charles Francis Hockett Born January 17, 1916(1916 01 17) Columbus, Ohio, United States Died November 3, 2000( …

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