Understands vs. Understand

Understands vs. Understand — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Understands and Understand

Understandsverb

To become aware of the nature and significance of; know or comprehend

She understands the difficulty involved.

Understandverb

To become aware of the nature and significance of; know or comprehend

She understands the difficulty involved.

Understandsverb

To become aware of the intended meaning of (a person or remark, for example)

We understand what they're saying.we just disagree with it. When he began describing his eccentric theories, we could no longer understand him.

Understandverb

To become aware of the intended meaning of (a person or remark, for example)

We understand what they're saying.we just disagree with it. When he began describing his eccentric theories, we could no longer understand him.

Understandsverb

To know and be tolerant or sympathetic toward

hoped that they would understand my complaint.

Understandverb

To know and be tolerant or sympathetic toward

hoped that they would understand my complaint.
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Understandsverb

To know thoroughly by close contact or long experience with

That teacher understands children. I understand the basics of car repair.

Understandverb

To know thoroughly by close contact or long experience with

That teacher understands children. I understand the basics of car repair.

Understandsverb

To learn indirectly or infer, as from hearsay

I understand his departure was unexpected. Am I to understand you are staying the night?.

Understandverb

To learn indirectly or infer, as from hearsay

I understand his departure was unexpected. Am I to understand you are staying the night?.

Understandsverb

To assume to be or accept as agreed

It is understood that the fee will be $50.

Understandverb

To assume to be or accept as agreed

It is understood that the fee will be $50.
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Understandsverb

To supply or add (words or a meaning, for example) mentally

A verb is understood at the end of the statement "Yes, let's.".

Understandverb

To supply or add (words or a meaning, for example) mentally

A verb is understood at the end of the statement "Yes, let's.".

Understandsverb

To have understanding, knowledge, or comprehension.

Understandverb

To have understanding, knowledge, or comprehension.

Understandsverb

To have sympathy or tolerance

You're upset. I understand.

Understandverb

To have sympathy or tolerance

You're upset. I understand.

Understandsverb

To learn something indirectly or secondhand; gather.

Understandverb

To learn something indirectly or secondhand; gather.

Understandverb

(transitive) To be aware of the meaning of.

I understand German.I received your note, but I did not understand it.

Understandverb

To believe, based on information.

I understand that you have information for me.

Understandverb

To impute meaning, character etc. that is not explicitly stated.

But we cannot disappoint Grandma and Grandpa Smith, and that is what family is all about! Do you understand?!In this sense, the word is usually used in the past participle:

Understandverb

To stand under; to support.

Understandverb

One who supports others in such performances as the human pyramid.

Understandverb

know and comprehend the nature or meaning of;

She did not understand her husbandI understand what she means

Understandverb

perceive (an idea or situation) mentally;

Now I see!I just can't see your pointDoes she realize how important this decision is?I don't understand the idea

Understandverb

make sense of a language;

She understands FrenchCan you read Greek?

Understandverb

believe to be the case;

I understand you have no previous experience?

Understandverb

be understanding of;

You don't need to explain--I understand!