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comprehends

verb
present tense third-person singular of comprehend

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1 to have a clear idea of
  • the age at which children can comprehend the difference between right and wrong

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2 to have a practical understanding of
  • it took me a while to comprehend algebra

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3 to have as part of a whole
  • our notion of morality should comprehend much more than proper sexual behavior

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“Comprehends.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/comprehends. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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