Definition of understand:

part of speech: verb

To comprehend fully; to have just and adequate ideas of; to know the meaning of; to mean without expressing; to know what is not expressed; to be informed by another; to learn.

Usage examples:

  • I understand she is coming to- night. Pauline Lester in "Marjorie Dean High School Freshman".
  • A love that gave its life for them, all men can understand Marcus Dods in "The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I".
  • I'll fix it for you, now I understand Charles Weathers Bump in "The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories".
  • Jane should understand that! Marie Belloc Lowndes in "Jane Oglander".

Word of the day


Capable of being distended or dilated. ...