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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “grasp”

grasp

verb [T] (UNDERSTAND)
理解
    /ɡrɑːsp/ US  /ɡræsp/
to understand something, especially something difficult
理解,領悟,明白(尤指費解之事)
I think I managed to grasp the main points of the lecture .
我覺得我理解到演講的要點。
The Government has acknowledged that homelessness is a problem but it has failed to grasp the scale of the problem .
政府已經承認很多人無家可歸是個問題,但還沒有意識到問題的嚴重性。
Understanding and comprehending
(Definition of grasp verb (UNDERSTAND) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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