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comprehendverb [I or T, not continuous]

uk   /ˌkɒm.prɪˈhend/ us   /ˌkɑːm.prəˈhend/ formal
(Definition of comprehend from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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comprehendverb [T]

us   /ˌkɑm·prəˈhend/
to understand something completely: If you don’t comprehend something, don’t be afraid to seem dumb, just speak out.
comprehensible
adjective us   /ˌkɑm·prəˈhen·sə·bəl/
The directions were written in clear, comprehensible English.
(Definition of comprehend from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “comprehend”
in Korean 이해하다…
in Arabic يَفهَم…
in Malaysian memahami, merangkumi…
in French comprendre…
in Russian понимать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 充分理解, 領悟…
in Italian comprendere…
in Turkish anlamak, kavramak…
in Polish pojmować…
in Spanish comprender…
in Vietnamese hiểu, bao gồm…
in Portuguese compreender…
in Thai ทำให้เข้าใจ, รวมถึง…
in German begreifen, einschließen…
in Catalan comprendre…
in Japanese ~を理解する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 充分理解, 领悟…
in Indonesian mengerti, mencakup…
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“comprehend” in American English

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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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