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understand

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of understand

  1. 1 to form an opinion or reach a conclusion through reasoning and information as I understand it, this is the best plan that we have Synonyms of understand conclude, decide, deduce, derive, extrapolate, gather, judge, make out, reason, inferWords Related to understand assume, suppose; conjecture, guess, speculate, surmise; construe, interpret, read; contemplate, philosophize, rationalize, think; ascertain, dope (out), find out

  2. 2 to have a practical understanding of I think I understand how an engine works now Synonyms of understand comprehend, grasp, knowWords Related to understand appreciate, apprehend, cognize, fathom, follow, ken [chiefly Scottish], perceive, savvy; have, possess; catch on (to), pick upNear Antonyms of understand misapprehend, misconceive, misinterpret, misknow, misperceive, misunderstand

  3. 3 to have a clear idea of after a few weeks in Russia I began to understand the language a little bit Synonyms of understand appreciate, apprehend, assimilate, behold, catch, catch on (to), cognize, compass, conceive, cotton (to or on to), decipher, decode, dig, discern, get, grasp, grok, intuit, know, make, make out, perceive, recognize, register, savvy, see, seize, sense, tumble (to), twig, comprehendWords Related to understand absorb, digest, take in; realize; fathom, penetrate, pierceNear Antonyms of understand misapprehend, misconceive, misconstrue, misinterpret, misperceive, misread, mistake, misunderstandAntonyms of understand miss



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