understand verb (KNOW) translate to Mandarin Chinese

Translation of "understand" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb (KNOW)
/ˌʌn.dəˈstænd/ US  /-dɚ-/ (understood)
[I or T] to know the meaning of something that someone says
She explained the whole idea again, but I still didn't understand.
Is there anyone here who understands Arabic?
I think he was phoning from a pub - it was so noisy I couldn't understand (= recognize) a word he said.
Understanding and comprehending
[I or T] to know why or how something happens or works
[+ question word] We still don't fully understand how the brain works.
Understanding and comprehending
[I or T] to know how someone feels or why they behave in a particular way
My wife doesn't understand me.
Sometimes I don't understand James.
[+ question word] You don't understand what it's like/how it feels to have to beg on the streets.
Sympathy and compassionEmpathy and sensitivitySympathy and compassion
understand sb to mean sth to think, especially wrongly, that someone means a particular thing
When he said 3 o'clock, I understood him to mean in the afternoon.
Understanding and comprehending
understand one another/each other When two people understand one another, they both know what the other means and wants and they have an agreement
Both sides must try to understand one another, to recognise each others' rights, feelings and beliefs.
Understanding and comprehending
(Definition of understand verb (KNOW) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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