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comprehend   (Sound)

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〔 ˏkɑmprIˋhєnd 〕


〔 ˏkɒmpriˊhend 〕

Overview of verb comprehend

The verb comprehend has 3 senses

  • grok, get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehend -- (get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?")

  • perceive, comprehend -- (to become aware of through the senses; "I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon")

  • embrace, encompass, comprehend, cover -- (include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory; "This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds"; "this should cover everyone in the group")