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comprehend

verb [I or T, not continuous] uk   /ˌkɒm.prɪˈhend/ us    /ˌkɑːm-/ formal
to understand something completely: I fail to comprehend their attitude. He doesn't seem to comprehend the scale of the problem [+ question word] I'll never comprehend why she did what she did. [+ that] I don't think he fully comprehends that she won't be here to help him.
Translations of “comprehend”
in Korean 이해하다…
in Arabic يَفهَم…
in French comprendre…
in Turkish anlamak, kavramak…
in Italian comprendere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 充分理解, 領悟…
in Russian понимать…
in Polish pojmować…
in Spanish comprender…
in Portuguese compreender…
in German begreifen, einschließen…
in Catalan comprendre…
in Japanese ~を理解する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 充分理解, 领悟…
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