English to English
||know and comprehend the nature or meaning of |
She did not understand her husband
I understand what she means
||perceive (an idea or situation) mentally |
Now I see!
I just can't see your point
Does she realize how important this decision is?
I don't understand the idea
||make sense of a language |
She understands French
Can you read Greek?
||believe to be the case |
I understand you have no previous experience?
||be understanding of |
You don't need to explain--I understand!
||To have just and adequate ideas of; to apprehended the meaning or intention of; to have knowledge of; to comprehend; to know; as, to understand a problem in Euclid; to understand a proposition or a declaration; the court understands the advocate or his argument; to understand the sacred oracles; to understand a nod or a wink. |
||To have the use of the intellectual faculties; to be an intelligent being. |