Definition of Understanding

1. Noun. The cognitive condition of someone who understands. "He has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect"




2. Adjective. Characterized by understanding based on comprehension and discernment and empathy. "An understanding friend"
Similar to: Perceptive

3. Noun. The statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises. "There was an understanding between management and the workers"

4. Noun. An inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion. "I knew I could count on his understanding"
Exact synonyms: Sympathy
Generic synonyms: Disposition, Inclination, Tendency
Derivative terms: Sympathetic, Sympathise, Sympathize, Understand

5. Noun. The capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination. "We are told that man is endowed with reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil"
Exact synonyms: Intellect, Reason
Generic synonyms: Faculty, Mental Faculty, Module
Derivative terms: Reason, Reason, Reason

Definition of Understanding

1. a. Knowing; intelligent; skillful; as, he is an understanding man.

2. n. The act of one who understands a thing, in any sense of the verb; knowledge; discernment; comprehension; interpretation; explanation.

3. a. Knowing; intelligent; skillful; as, he is an understanding man.

4. n. The act of one who understands a thing, in any sense of the verb; knowledge; discernment; comprehension; interpretation; explanation.

Definition of Understanding

1. Noun. Mental, sometimes emotional '''process''' of comprehension, assimilation of knowledge, which is subjective by its nature. ¹

2. Noun. Reason or intelligence, '''ability''' to grasp the full meaning of knowledge, ability to infer. ¹

3. Noun. Opinion, judgement or outlook. ¹

4. Noun. An informal contract, mutual agreement. ¹

5. Noun. A reconciliation of differences. ¹

6. Noun. Sympathy. ¹

7. Noun. All that people individually sense and feel of themselves. ¹

8. Adjective. Showing compassion. ¹

9. Verb. (present participle of understand) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Understanding

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