Associations to the word «Comprehend»


COMPREHEND, verb. (now rare) To include, comprise; to contain. [from 14th c.]
COMPREHEND, verb. To understand or grasp fully and thoroughly. [from 14th c.]

Dictionary definition

COMPREHEND, verb. Get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?".
COMPREHEND, verb. To become aware of through the senses; "I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon".
COMPREHEND, verb. Include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory; "This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds"; "this should cover everyone in the group".

Wise words

Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Blaise Pascal