Definition of understanding

Definition of understanding
  1. understanding Noun Mental, sometimes emotional "process" of comprehension, assimilation of knowledge, which is subjective by its nature.
  2. understanding Noun Reason or intelligence, "ability" to grasp the full meaning of knowledge, ability to infer.
  3. understanding Noun Opinion, judgement or outlook.
  4. understanding Noun An informal contract, mutual agreement.
  5. understanding Noun A reconciliation of differences.
  6. understanding Noun Sympathy.
  7. understanding Noun All that people individually sense and feel of ourselves.
  8. understanding Adjective Showing compassion.
  9. understanding Verb Present participle of understand
  10. understand Verb To be aware of the meaning of.
  11. understand Verb To believe, based on information.
  12. understand Verb To impute meaning, character etc. that is not explicitly stated.
  13. understand Verb To apply values (axioms).
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