Translation of "comprehend" - English-Spanish dictionary

comprehend

verb uk /ˌkɒm·prɪˈhend/ formal

to understand

comprender
I was too young to comprehend what was happening.

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

comprehend

verb /kompriˈhend/

(formal) to understand

comprender
It’s difficult to comprehend why he put his life at risk in such a way.

(formal) to include

comprender
De Witt’s Land comprehends all the north-west coast of De Witt’s New Holland.
comprehensible adjective

capable of being understood

comprensible
He was drunk and his speech was barely comprehensible.
comprehension /-ʃən/ noun

the act or power of understanding

comprensión
After reading the passage, the teacher asked questions to test the children’s comprehension.
comprehensive /-siv/ adjective

including many things

completo, extenso
The school curriculum is very comprehensive.
comprehensively adverb

exhaustivamente
Technical terms unfamiliar to the beginner are comprehensively explained in the glossary.
comprehensiveness noun

amplitud
a massive work noted for its comprehensiveness.
comprehensive school noun

(in Britian) a state school that provides education for children of all abilities

instituto de enseñanza secundaria
He went to the local comprehensive school.

(Translation of “comprehend” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)