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Definitions of understanding:

part of speech: adjective

Knowing; skilful.

part of speech: adverb

Understandingly.

part of speech: noun

That power of the mind by which it is enabled to receive or comprehend the real state of things presented to it, or that by which men derive ideas from sensations; the faculty of reflection and generalisation; among Ger. metaphysicians, the faculty of the mind which deals with real, practical, and material knowledge, and the adaptation of means to ends, and which is distinguished from reason; intellect; comprehension; conception; intelligence; terms of communication.

part of speech: noun

The reasoning faculties; the mind; state of knowing, or power to know; comprehension; an agreement.

part of speech: noun

The act of comprehending: the faculty or the act of the mind by which it understands or thinks: the power to understand: knowledge: exact comprehension: agreement of minds: harmony.

part of speech: verb, impersonal

Comprehending the ideas or sense of another.

part of speech: participial adjective

Intelligent.

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