the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination; "we are told that man is endowed with reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil"
make sense of a language;
the cognitive condition of someone who understands;
be understanding of; "You don't need to explain--I understand!"
an inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion; "his sympathies were always with the underdog"; "I knew I could count on his understanding"
the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises; "they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business"; "there was an understanding between management and the workers"
characterized by understanding based on comprehension and discernment and empathy; "an understanding friend"
know and comprehend the nature or meaning of; "She did not understand her husband"; "I understand what she means"