Definition of Comprehending

1. Verb. (present participle of comprehend) ¹



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Definition of Comprehending

1. comprehend [v] - See also: comprehend

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Comprehending

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compradore
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comprehendible
comprehending (current term)
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Literary usage of Comprehending

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1. An Encyclopædia of Gardening: Comprising the Theory and Practice of by John Claudius Loudon (1835)
"Edible British fuci ; comprehending the dulse, tangle, &C. 3897. Most of the vegetables in the preceding classification are propagated by seeds, ..."

2. London: Being an Accurate History and Description of the British Metropolis by David Hughson (1807)
"... comprehending the same, and Cleavland House, and out-buildings; and also the street which leads from the outward gate of the said house, fronting part ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"Distinction between bequests of leasehold estate by words in the present and in the future tense, as confined to the existing, or comprehending a future, ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1835)
"JL Treatise on Pulmonary Consumption; comprehending an Inquiry into the Causes, Nature, Prevention, and Treatment of Tuberculous and Scrofulous Diseases in ..."

5. American Book Prices Current by Katherine Kyes Leab, Daniel J Leab (1907)
"Travels, comprehending everything remarkable in its kind in Europe, Asia, Africa and America. Lond., 1745-47. 4 vols., 410. Old cf. (worn), A., Oct. 2, '06. ..."

6. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by David Shephard Garland, John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie (1889)
"Murder, comprehending the crimes designated in the Belgian penal code by the terms of parricide, assassination, poisoning, and infanticide. 2. ..."

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