comprehend ( comprehends 3rd person present) ( comprehending present participle) ( comprehended past tense & past participle ) If you cannot comprehend something, you cannot understand it.
FORMAL verb with brd-neg
I just cannot comprehend your attitude... V n
Whenever she failed to comprehend she invariably laughed. V
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1 apprehend, assimilate, conceive, discern, fathom, get the hang of (informal) get the picture, grasp, know, make out, perceive, see, see the light of day, take in, understand
2 comprise, contain, embody, embrace, enclose, encompass, include, involve, take in
1 be at cross-purposes, get (it) wrong, get one's lines crossed, get the wrong end of the stick, misapprehend, misconceive, misconstrue, misinterpret, miss the point of, mistake, misunderstand, pervert
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