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understand /ˌʌndɚˈstænd/ verb
understands; understood /-ˈstʊd/ ; /ˌʌndɚˈstʊd/ ; understanding
understand
/ˌʌndɚˈstænd/
verb
understands; understood /-ˈstʊd/ ; /ˌʌndɚˈstʊd/ ; understanding
Learner's definition of UNDERSTAND
: to know the meaning of (something, such as the words that someone is saying or a language) : comprehend
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] : to know how (something) works or happens
[+ object] : to know how (someone) thinks, feels, or behaves
: to feel sympathy for someone's feelings or situation
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[no object]
[+ object]
: to think or believe (something)
used to say what you believe to be true based on what you have heard, read, etc.
used to say that something is agreed to or accepted and does not need to be discussed usually used as (be) understood
[+ object] : to think that (something) has a particular meaning : interpret
[+ object] used to say that a word or phrase is thought of as having been said even though it is not actually said usually used as (be) understood

make yourself understood

see 1make
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