understander

noun
un·​der·​stand·​er | \ ˌəndə(r)ˈstandə(r), -aan- \
plural -s

Definition of understander

1 : one that understands
2 : one that stands under or supports specifically : underman sense 2
3 obsolete
a : foot
b : boot
4 obsolete : a spectator in the pit of a theater

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History and Etymology for understander

Middle English understander, understonder, from understanden, understonden + -er

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“Understander.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/understander. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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