Translation of "understanding" - English-Spanish dictionary

understanding

noun [ no plural ] uk /ˌʌn·dəˈstæn·dɪŋ/ us /ˌʌn·dərˈstæn·dɪŋ/

knowledge about a subject, situation, etc.

comprensión, entendimiento
We now have a better understanding of this disease.

sympathy

comprensión
Thank you for your understanding.

an informal agreement between people

entendimiento
It took several hours of discussion before they could reach an understanding.
adjective uk /ˌʌn·dəˈstæn·dɪŋ/ us /ˌʌn·dərˈstæn·dɪŋ/

showing sympathy for someone’s problems

comprensivo
Fortunately, my girlfriend is very understanding.

(Translation of “understanding” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)