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Comprehend

Comprehend Meaning & Definition
Comprehend Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Comprehend?

[v] get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
[v] to become aware of through the senses; "I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon"
[v] include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory; "This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds"; "this should cover everyone in the group"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Comprehend: apprehend | compass | cover | dig | embrace | encompass | get the picture | grasp | perceive | savvy

Related Terms | Find terms related to Comprehend: 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 | compass | complete | comprise | conceive | conceptualize | contain | count in | cover | dig | digest | discern | embody | embrace | encircle | enclose | encompass | envisage | envision | fathom | fill | fill in | fill out | follow | get | get hold of | get the drift | get the idea | get the picture | grasp | have | have information about | have it taped | have knowledge of | hold | include | incorporate | involve | ken | know | learn | make out | master | number among | occupy | perceive | possess | prehend | read | realize | receive | reckon among | reckon in | reckon with | recognize | savvy | see | seize | seize the meaning | sense | subsume | take | take in | take into account | take into consideration | take up | twig | understand | wot | wot of

See Also | ache | apperceive | catch | catch on | cotton on | digest | divine | dream | feel | figure | find | get it | get onto | hallucinate | hear | hurt | include | intuit | latch on | listen | misperceive | pick up | receive | see | see through | sense | sight | smell | suffer | taste | touch | tumble | twig | understand

Comprehend In Webster's Dictionary

\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 contain; to embrace; to include; as, the states comprehended in the Austrian Empire. Who hath . . . comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure. --Is. xl. 12. 2. To take in or include by construction or implication; to comprise; to imply. Comprehended all in this one word, Discretion. --Hobbes. And if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying. --Rom. xiii. 9. 3. To take into the mind; to grasp with the understanding; to apprehend the meaning of; to understand. At a loss to comprehend the question. --W. Irwing. Great things doeth he, which we can not comprehend. --Job. xxxvii. 5. Syn: To contain; include; embrace; comprise; inclose; grasp; embody; involve; imply; apprehend; imagine; conceive; understand. See {Apprehend}.

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