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comprehend

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Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)
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com=pre=hend
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14 in 14 verses (in OT : 11 in 11 verses) (in NT : 3 in 3 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

comprehendv. t. [L. comprehendere, comprehensum; com- + prehendere to grasp, seize; prae before + hendere (used only in comp.). See Get, and cf. Comprise.].
  •  To contain; to embrace; to include; as, the states comprehended in the Austrian Empire.  [1913 Webster]
    "Who hath . . . comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To take in or include by construction or implication; to comprise; to imply.  [1913 Webster]
    "Comprehended all in this one word, Discretion."  [1913 Webster]
    "And if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To take into the mind; to grasp with the understanding; to apprehend the meaning of; to understand.  [1913 Webster]
    "At a loss to comprehend the question."  [1913 Webster]
    "Great things doeth he, which we can not comprehend."
Syn. -- To contain; include; embrace; comprise; inclose; grasp; embody; involve; imply; apprehend; imagine; conceive; understand. See Apprehend.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

comprehend, v.tr.
1 grasp mentally; understand (a person or a thing).
2 include; take in.

Etymology
ME f. OF comprehender or L comprehendere comprehens- (as COM-, prehendere grasp)

THESAURUS

comprehend

absorb, accept, admit, appreciate, apprehend, assimilate, be acquainted with, be apprised of, be aware of, be cognizant of, be conscious of, be conversant with, be informed, be with one, catch, catch on, cognize, compass, complete, comprise, conceive, conceptualize, contain, count in, cover, dig, digest, discern, embody, embrace, encircle, enclose, encompass, envisage, envision, fathom, fill, fill in, fill out, follow, get, get hold of, get the drift, get the idea, get the picture, grasp, have, have information about, have it taped, have knowledge of, hold, include, incorporate, involve, ken, know, learn, make out, master, number among, occupy, perceive, possess, prehend, read, realize, receive, reckon among, reckon in, reckon with, recognize, savvy, see, seize, seize the meaning, sense, subsume, take, take in, take into account, take into consideration, take up, twig, understand, wot, wot of

ROGET THESAURUS

comprehend

Composition

VB be composed of, be made of, be formed of, be made up of, consist of, be resolved into, include, contain, hold, comprehend, take in, admit, embrace, embody, involve, implicate, drag into, compose, constitute, form, make, make up, fill up, build up, enter into the composition of.

Inclusion

VB be included in, come under, fall under, range under, belong to, pertain to, range with, merge in, include, comprise, comprehend, contain, admit, embrace, receive, inclose, embody, encircle, reckon among, enumerate among, number among, refer to, place with, arrange with, place under, take into account.

Knowledge

VB know, ken, scan, wot, wot aware, be aware of, ween, weet, trow, have, possess, conceive, apprehend, comprehend, take, realize, understand, savvy, appreciate, fathom, make out, recognize, discern, perceive, see, get a sight-of, experience, know full well, have some knowledge of, possess some knowledge of, be au courant, have in one's head, have at one' fingers ends, know by heart, know by rote, be master of, connaitre le dessous des cartes, know what's what, see one's way, discover, come to one's knowledge.

Intelligibility

VB be intelligible, speak for itself, speak volumes, tell its own tale, lie on the surface, render intelligible, popularize, simplify, clear up, elucidate, understand, comprehend, take, take in, catch, grasp, follow, collect, master, make out, see with half an eye, see daylight, see one's way, enter into the ideas of, come to an understanding.


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