come to an understanding

Definition of come to an understanding

  1. :  to agree about something After a long discussion they finally came to an understanding.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move toward something :  approach

    :  to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose

    :  to reach a particular station in a series

  1. :  a mental grasp :  comprehension

    :  the power of comprehending

    :  the capacity to apprehend general relations of particulars

  1. :  knowing, intelligent

    :  endowed with understanding :  tolerant, sympathetic

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to criticize severely

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