10 Letters
7 Consonants
3 Vowels
3 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use understand as a verb in a sentence.
About Understand
A 3 syllables verb and 10 letters with the letters a, d, e, n, r, s, t, and u, 7 consonants, 3 vowels and 3 syllables with the middle letters rs. Understand starts with a vowel and ends in a consonant with the starting letters u, un, und, unde, under, and the ending characters are d, nd, and, tand, stand, ..
Know and comprehend the nature or meaning of; "She did not understand her husband"; "I understand what she means"
Middle English
Compound Words
A compound word, understand has more than one word within it. There's 2 words which are under, and stand.
Pig Latin
Understand in Pig Latin is said as "understanday or understandway".
u | n | d | e | r | s | t | a | n | d
un | nd | de | er | rs | st | ta | an | nd
und | nde | der | ers | rst | sta | tan | and
unde | nder | ders | erst | rsta | stan | tand
Word Gram
Verb Examples
know and comprehend the nature or meaning of;
"She did not understand her husband";
"I understand what she means"
perceive (an idea or situation) mentally;
"Now I see!";
"I just can't see your point";
"Does she realize how important this decision is?";
"I don't understand the idea"
believe to be the case;
"I understand you have no previous experience?"
make sense of a language;
"She understands French";
"Can you read Greek?"
be understanding of;
"You don't need to explain--I understand!"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Understand"

There are 269 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to understand.

Abideput up with something or somebody unpleasant
"I cannot bear his constant criticism"
"The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"
"he learned to tolerate the heat"
"She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"
Absorbcause to become one with
"The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax"
Accepttolerate or accommodate oneself to
"I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions"
"I swallowed the insult"
"She has learned to live with her husband''s little idiosyncracies"
Acknowledgeaccept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority
"The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne"
"We do not recognize your gods"
Acquirecome to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
"He grew a beard"
"The patient developed abdominal pains"
Agreeconsent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something
"She agreed to all my conditions"
"He agreed to leave her alone"
Allowallow or plan for a certain possibility
concede the truth or validity of something
"I allow for this possibility"
"The seamstress planned for 5% shrinkage after the first wash"
Almightyterms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
Appreciateincrease the value of
"The Germans want to appreciate the Deutsche Mark"
Apprehendget the meaning of something
"Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"

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Understand derives from 4 words.

Word Definition
Apprehensionthe act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
"the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
Discernmentthe trait of judging wisely and objectively
"a man of discernment"
Savvythe cognitive condition of someone who understands
"he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect"
Understandingthe capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination
"we are told that man is endowed with reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil"


There are 28 hyponyms for understand

Word Definition
Apprehendget the meaning of something;
"Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
Bottoma cargo ship;
"they did much of their overseas trade in foreign bottoms"
Catchthe act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal);
"the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
Compassnavigational instrument for finding directions
Comprehendget the meaning of something;
"Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
Construemake sense of;
assign a meaning to;
"What message do you see in this letter?";
"How do you interpret his behavior?"
Digthe act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow;
"she gave me a sharp dig in the ribs"
Fathom(mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore
Figure Out
Followkeep informed;
"He kept up on his country''s foreign policies"

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