Translation of "grasp" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] (UNDERSTAND) 理解 uk us /ɡrɑːsp/ US  /ɡræsp/

to understand something, especially something difficult

I think I managed to grasp the main points of the lecture. 我觉得我还是理解了演讲的要点。
The Government has acknowledged that homelessness is a problem but it has failed to grasp the scale of the problem. 政府已经承认很多人无家可归是个问题,但还没有意识到问题的严重性。

(Translation of “grasp verb (UNDERSTAND)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)