it is someone's understanding

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of it is someone's understanding

used to say that someone was caused to believe (that something will happen or is true)
  • It was her understanding that you were going to help.

Word by Word Definitions

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

understanding play
  1. : a mental grasp : comprehension

  2. : the power of comprehending

  3. : the power to make experience intelligible by applying concepts and categories

  1. : knowing, intelligent

  2. : endowed with understanding : tolerant, sympathetic


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