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Definitions of understand:
  • verb:   know and comprehend the nature or meaning of
    Example: "She did not understand her husband"
  • verb:   perceive (an idea or situation) mentally
    Example: "I don't understand the idea"
  • verb:   believe to be the case
    Example: "I understand you have no previous experience?"
  • verb:   make sense of a language
    Example: "She understands French"
  • verb:   be understanding of
    Example: "You don't need to explain--I understand!"

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