Englischer Thesaurus

Synonyme von understand

(Verb) 
Definition
to know what is happening or why it is happening
I think you understand my meaning.
Synonyme
comprehend
I just cannot comprehend your attitude.
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get
You don't seem to get the point.
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take in
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perceive
He was beginning to perceive the true nature of their relationship.
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grasp
The Government has not yet grasped the seriousness of the crisis.
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know
Hire someone with experience, someone who knows about real estate.
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see
Oh, I see what you're saying.
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follow
Can you follow the plot so far?
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realize
As soon as we realized what was going on, we moved the children away.
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recognize
I recognize my own shortcomings.
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be aware of
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penetrate
long answers that were often difficult to penetrate
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make out
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discern
Under the bridge we could just discern a shadowy figure.
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twig (British, informal)
By the time she'd twigged what it was all about, it was too late.
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fathom
I couldn't fathom what he was talking about.
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savvy (slang)
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apprehend
Only now can I begin to apprehend the power of these forces.
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conceive of
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suss (British, informal)
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get to the bottom of
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get the hang of (informal)
,
tumble to (informal)
,
catch on to (informal)
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cotton on to (informal)
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make head or tail of (informal)
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get your head round
(Verb) 
Definition
to be sympathetic to or compatible with
Trish had not exactly understood his feelings.
Synonyme
sympathize with
I must tell you how much I sympathize with you for your loss.
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appreciate
She never really appreciated the depth of the conflict.
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be aware of
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be able to see
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take on board (informal)
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empathize with
,
commiserate with
,
show compassion for
(Verb) 
Definition
to assume, infer, or believe
I understand you've heard about David.
Synonyme
believe
I believe you have something of mine.
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hear
He had heard that the trophy had been sold.
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learn
They learned of his military service from archive records.
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gather
I gather his report is highly critical of the project.
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think
I think he'll do a great job for us.
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suppose
The problem was more complex than he supposed.
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assume
It is a mistake to assume that the two are similar.
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take it
I take it you're a friend of theirs.
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conclude
We concluded that he was telling the truth.
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fancy
She fancied he was trying to hide a smile.
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presume
I presume you're here on business.
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be informed
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infer
I inferred from what she said that you have not been well.
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surmise
She surmised that they had discovered one of the illegal streets.
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hear tell
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draw the inference
,
see the light

Zitat

In the long course of history, having people who understand your thought is much greater security than another submarine [J. William Fulbrightspeaking of the Fulbright scholarship programme]

Zusätzliche Synonyme

in the sense of appreciate
Definition
to be aware of and understand
She never really appreciated the depth of the conflict.
Synonyme
be aware of,
take account of,
be sensitive to,
be conscious of,
be alive to,
be cognizant of
in the sense of apprehend
Definition
to grasp (something) mentally
Only now can I begin to apprehend the power of these forces.
Synonyme
in the sense of assume
Definition
to take to be true without proof
It is a mistake to assume that the two are similar.
Synonyme

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