One entry found for comprehend.
Entry Word: comprehend
Function: verb
Text: 1 to recognize the meaning of <the age at which children can comprehend the difference between right and wrong>
Synonyms appreciate, apprehend, catch, catch on (to), dig [slang], get, grasp, make, make out, perceive, see, seize, tumble (to), understand
Related Word absorb, assimilate, digest, take in; know, realize, sense; fathom, penetrate misapprehend, misconstrue, misinterpret, misunderstand
Antonyms miss
2 to have a practical understanding of <it took me a while to comprehend algebra> -- see KNOW 1
3 to have as part of a whole <his system comprehends all of history> -- see INCLUDE