French translation of 'understood'
past tense of verb, past participle of verb
- of understand
Example Sentences Including 'understood'
They had discovered they shared a loathing of Tarja Tenragan that few in the Defenders understood.TREASON KEEP (2001)
I understood why criminals are said to return to the scene of the crime.BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
Too powerful, perhaps, for the anorexic tastes of the West, but Stephanie understood the attraction for a man like Vatukin.CHAMELEON (2002)
Trends of 'understood'
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- (= perceive meaning of) [person, words, language]
⇒ I don't understand this word.
Je ne comprends pas ce mot.
⇒ Do you understand German?
Vous comprenez l'allemand?
⇒ Is that understood?
C'est compris?to make o.s. understood
se faire comprendre
- [events, situation, process]
⇒ They are too young to understand what is going on.
Ils sont trop jeunes pour comprendre ce qui se passe.
- [person, feelings]
⇒ His wife doesn't understand him.
Sa femme ne le comprend pas.
⇒ My husband and I understand each other very well
Nous nous comprenons très bien mon mari et moi
- (= believe)
⇒ I understand that she has several aunts.
Je crois comprendre qu'elle a plusieurs tantes.it is understood that ...
il est entendu que ...he is understood to be in Italy
il serait apparemment en Italieto give sb to understand that
laisser entendre à qn queI was given to understand that ...
on m'a laissé entendre que ...
to be understood (= be agreed tacitly)
⇒ I thought it was understood you wouldn't come after midnight.
Je croyais qu'il était entendu que vous ne viendriez pas après minuit.
⇒ No names were mentioned, everything was understood.
Aucun nom n'a été mentionné, tout s'est dit à mots couverts.
⇒ Do you understand?
Example Sentences Including 'understand'
Not because I'm personally curious, but - well, you understand...'I'm not sure, yet.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
You wish me to believe in your god, yet you resent me questioning anything I do not understand.TREASON KEEP (2001)
He wished the Citadel was easier to read, easier to understand.TREASON KEEP (2001)
Translation of understood from the Collins English to French Dictionary