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comprehend meaning and definition

Definition and meaning of comprehend at MeaningMonkey.org. comprehend meaning and definition in the English Dictionary.


Definition of comprehend (verb)

  1. get the meaning of something
  2. to become aware of through the senses
    • "I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon"
    • synonyms: perceive
  3. 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"
    • synonyms: cover, embrace, encompass
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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