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understanding

noun

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1 an arrangement about action to be taken
  • the tenants came to an understanding with the landlord that they would be able to renew their leases for the same rent

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2 the knowledge gained from the process of coming to know or understand something
  • a social observer with a deep understanding of the problems that the nation's cities face in the 21st century

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understanding

adjective

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understanding

verb
present participle of understand

Synonyms & Antonyms of understanding (Entry 3 of 3)

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

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2 to have a practical understanding of
  • I think I understand how an engine works now

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3 to have a clear idea of
  • after a few weeks in Russia I began to understand the language a little bit

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“Understanding.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/understanding. Accessed 6 Jun. 2020.

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