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comprehend (verb), comprehends; comprehended; comprehending
1. To recognize the nature or essence of something; to grasp with the mind; to fathom: After Jill’s accident, and while she was in hospital, her friend Jane talked to her and finally comprehended what had caused this terrible tragedy and what it meant for her family.
2. To take in the meaning, nature, or importance of a situation; to mentally perceive and to understand what is going on: Mr. Smith explained the algebra assignment many times and finally the students comprehended how to solve the related mathematical problems.
To undrstand or to know something mentally.
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