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Another word for understanding

  1. Intellectual hold

      1. Well informed and perceptive; shrewd:
      2. Knowledgeable or proficient. Often used in combination:
      3. Practical understanding or shrewdness:
      1. To have and keep in one's grasp:
      2. To aim or direct; point:
      3. To keep from falling or moving; support:
      1. A tight hold; a firm grasp:
      2. The pressure or strength of such a grasp:
      3. A manner of grasping and holding:
      1. To take hold of or seize firmly with the hand, the foot, another body part, or an instrument:
      2. To hold with the arms; embrace.
      3. To take hold of intellectually; comprehend.
      1. The act or fact of grasping the meaning, nature, or importance of; understanding.
      2. The knowledge that is acquired in this way.
      3. Capacity to include.
      1. Fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; dread.
      2. The act of seizing or capturing; arrest.
      3. The ability to apprehend or understand; understanding.
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  2. An act or state of agreeing between parties regarding a course of action

      1. A formal agreement, such as one between nations; a treaty.
      2. An arrangement between people; a compact.
      1. To give out in shares or portions; apportion:
      2. To distribute (playing cards) among players.
      3. To give (a specific card) to a player while so distributing.
      1. Closely and firmly united or packed together; dense:
      2. Occupying little space compared with others of its type:
      3. Brief and to the point; concise:
      1. An agreement between parties fixing obligations that each promises to carry out.
      2. An agreement establishing the terms of a sale or exchange of goods or services:
      3. Property acquired or services rendered as a result of such an agreement.
      1. The act or process of arranging:
      2. The condition, manner, or result of being arranged; disposal:
      3. A collection of things that have been arranged:
      1. The act of agreeing:
      2. Harmony of opinion; accord:
      3. An arrangement between parties, usually resulting from a discussion, regarding a course of action.
      1. To give or grant, especially as being due or appropriate:
      2. To cause to conform or agree; bring into harmony.
      3. To be in agreement, unity, or harmony.
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  1. Cognizant of and comprehending the needs, feelings, problems, and views of others

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Another word for understanding

  1. The power to understand

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  2. The act of comprehending

      1. The process of perceiving something with the senses:
      2. An instance of this:
      3. The process or state of being aware of something:
      1. Possessing knowledge, information, or understanding:
      2. Showing clever awareness and resourcefulness; shrewd and worldly:
      3. Suggestive of secret or private knowledge:
      1. The act of recognizing or condition of being recognized.
      2. An awareness that something perceived has been perceived before.
      3. An acceptance as true or valid, as of a claim:
  3. That which comes from understanding, sense 2

  4. Informal agreement

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  5. The intellect

      1. Cast or turn of mind:
      2. The sum of a person's intellectual capabilities or endowment.
      1. The portion of the vertebrate central nervous system that is enclosed within the cranium, continuous with the spinal cord, and composed of gray matter and white matter. It is the primary center for the regulation and control of bodily activities, receiving and interpreting sensory impulses, and transmitting information to the muscles and body organs. It is also the seat of consciousness, thought, memory, and emotion.
      2. A functionally similar portion of the invertebrate nervous system.
      3. Intellectual ability; intellect:
      1. The uppermost or forwardmost part of the body of a vertebrate, containing the brain and the eyes, ears, nose, mouth, and jaws.
      2. The analogous part of an invertebrate organism.
      3. The length or height of such a part:
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