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meanings of understanding


  1. (countable) An agreement of minds; harmony; something mutually understood or agreed upon.
  2. A reconciliation of differences.
  3. Opinion, judgement or outlook.
  4. Reason or intelligence, ability to grasp the full meaning of knowledge, ability to infer.
  5. Sympathy.
  6. An informal contract; mutual agreement.
  7. The act of one that understands or comprehends; comprehension; knowledge; discernment.


  1. Knowing; skilful.
  2. Showing compassion.


  1. Present participle of understand.

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