Understanding definitions

ŭn'dər-stăn'dĭng
Characterized by or having good sense or compassion.

An understanding teacher.

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Individual or specified judgment or outlook; opinion.

In my understanding, this is a good plan.

noun
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That understands; having or characterized by comprehension, sympathy, etc.
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A usually implicit agreement between two or more people or groups.

An understanding between neighbors over late-night noise.

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The mental quality, act, or state of a person who understands; comprehension, knowledge, discernment, sympathetic awareness, etc.
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A disposition to appreciate or share the feelings and thoughts of others; sympathy.

Can't you show some understanding for the poor child?

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The power or ability to think, learn, judge, etc.; intelligence; sense.
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A specific interpretation or inference.

One's understanding of a matter.

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The definition of understanding is showing comprehension of a subject, or compassion or sympathy for another person.

An example of understanding is a person who is very smart in math.

An example of understanding is a teacher who shows sympathy for her students' difficulties.

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Understanding is defined as the process of comprehending or the knowledge of a specific thing or practice.

An example of understanding is the state of absorbing facts about a scientific study.

An example of understanding is having strong knowledge in math.

noun
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(countable) Reason or intelligence, ability to grasp the full meaning of knowledge, ability to infer.
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Showing compassion.
adjective
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(countable) Opinion, judgement or outlook.

According to my understanding, the situation is quite perilous. I wonder if you see it this way, too.

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(uncountable) Mental, sometimes emotional process of comprehension, assimilation of knowledge, which is subjective by its nature.
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(countable) A reconciliation of differences.

The parties of the negotiation have managed to come to an understanding.

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(uncountable) Sympathy.

He showed much understanding when he found out of my troublesome familial history.

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All that people individually sense and feel of themselves.
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Present participle of understand.
verb
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(countable) An informal contract, mutual agreement.

I thought we had an understanding - you do the dishes, and I throw the trash.

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The ability by which one understands; intelligence.

Concepts that are beyond the understanding of a child.

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The quality or condition of one who understands; comprehension.

Do you have much understanding of calculus?

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Mutual comprehension, as of ideas, intentions, etc.
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A mutual agreement, esp. one that settles differences or is informal and not made public.
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