understand translate English to Polish: Cambridge Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "understand" - English-Polish dictionary

See all translations

understand

verb [I, T]
 
 
/ˌʌndəˈstænd/ ( past tense and past participle understood)
KNOW MEANING A1 to know the meaning of something that someone says
rozumieć
I don't understand half of what he says. She didn't understand so I explained it again.Understanding and comprehending
KNOW WHY/HOW A2 to know why or how something happens or works
wiedzieć, rozumieć
[+ question word] We still don't fully understand how the brain works.Understanding and comprehending
KNOW FEELINGS B1 to know how someone feels or why they behave in a particular way
rozumieć
I don't understand James sometimes. [+ question word] I understand why she's so angry.Understanding and comprehendingEmpathy and sensitivitySympathy and compassion
I/we understand (that)... formal used to say that you believe something is true because someone has told you it is
o ile mi/nam wiadomo, to ..., rozumiem/y, że ...
I understand that the school is due to close next year.Believing
make yourself understood to say something to someone in a way that they understand
porozumieć się, dogadać się
I had a little difficulty making myself understood.Understanding and comprehending
(Definition of understand from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “understand” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
field event

a sports event in which athletes take part one after the other rather than racing or competing together

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More