understanding

All Noun Verb
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  • Info Understanding (also called intellection) is a psychological process related to an abstract or physical object, such as a person, situation, or message whereby one is able to think about it and use concepts to deal adequately with that object. more...
  • Their relationship was difficult, but eventually they did reach a certain understanding.
  • It reached out for a total understanding of history and knowledge.
  • Their limited understanding of the English language caused them to live in isolated groups.
  • Over time, the understanding of the relationships between living things has changed.
  • This understanding remained in place until the end of the 18th century.
  • Thus an understanding of how these two levels relate to each other is needed.
  • These maps give a broad understanding of location and features of an area.
  • Much of his understanding and relationship to these men was created during his years in America as a student.
  • One approach to understanding this process would be to study behavior through direct observation.
  • His research has led to new understandings of how the universe first began.
  • Even if he fail he will have helped himself to some large understandings. Cited from Outlines of the Earth's History, by Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
  • This helped to shape his understanding of human action and the unity of human experience.
  • It is always tried to give national or local phenomenon a larger and cross-cultural understanding.
  • Now where is the understanding in this system?
  • The situation and understandings of women have been so much improved since his days. Cited from Tales and Novels, Vol. 6, by Maria Edgeworth
  • Yet make-up for men and rights for women provide surprises to the modern understanding.
  • In addition to cross-cultural differences in understanding love, ideas about love have also changed greatly over time.
  • Yes, because you have used other people's understandings instead of your own. Cited from The Parent's Assistant, by Maria Edgeworth
  • Being blind to something means not understanding or being aware of it.
  • Poor understanding of needed process changes prior to starting implementation is a main reason for project failure.
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Root form of understanding is understand for the verb.

Words starting with understanding

Meaning of understanding

  • noun The cognitive condition of someone who understands
    he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect
  • verb Know and comprehend the nature or meaning of
    She did not understand her husband, I understand what she means
  • verb 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
  • verb Make sense of a language
    She understands French, Can you read Greek?
  • verb Believe to be the case
    I understand you have no previous experience?