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Definition of UNDERSTANDING

noun : UNDERSTANDING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises; "they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business"; "there was an understanding between management and the workers" ;

  • 3. (

    ) an inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion; "his sympathies were always with the underdog"; "I knew I could count on his understanding" ;

  • 4. (

    ) the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination; "we are told that man is endowed with reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil" ;

verb : UNDERSTANDING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) know and comprehend the nature or meaning of; "She did not understand her husband"; "I understand what she means" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

Adjective : UNDERSTANDING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) characterized by understanding based on comprehension and discernment and empathy; "an understanding friend" ;


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