Definitions of understanding:
  • noun:   the cognitive condition of someone who understands
    Example: "He has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect"
  • noun:   the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination
  • noun:   an inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion
    Example: "I knew I could count on his understanding"
  • noun:   the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
    Example: "There was an understanding between management and the workers"
  • adjective:   characterized by understanding based on comprehension and discernment and empathy
    Example: "An understanding friend"

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