Definición de understand en inglés:


Saltos de línea: under|stand
Pronunciación: /ʌndəˈstand

verbo (past and past participle understood /-ˈstʊd/)

[with object]
  • 2Interpret or view (something) in a particular way: as the term is usually understood, legislation refers to regulations and directives
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    • But Jack rejects this view and understands it for what it is.
    • A lot of people don't understand it and view it as something negative because of the extreme nature of it.
    • It normally understood all points of view equally, but something seemed to be changing with it.
  • 2.1 [with clause] Infer something from information received (often used as a polite formula in conversation): I understand you’re at art school [with object]: as I understood it, she was flying back to the States tomorrow
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    • I understand that the information here may challenge some and get a few smirks.
    • I understand that people want information and so would I.
    • The allocation of questions is done to an agreed formula, and I understand that it is done very carefully.
  • 2.2Regard (a missing word, phrase, or idea) as present: ‘present company excepted’ is always understood when sweeping generalizations are being made
  • 2.3 [with clause] Assume to be the case; take for granted: he liked to play the field, that was understood
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    • It should be understood that the grant is limited to less than $1,000 annually.
    • It is understood the board viewed two different rough cuts of the film at the beginning of last month.
    • It is usually understood that in order for us to get to know each other, we should talk about sports, politics, and other issues of the day.
    believe, be led to believe, be given to understand, think, conclude, come to the conclusion, deduce, infer, draw the inference, assume, surmise, fancy; gather, take it, hear, hear tell, be informed, notice, see, learn, discover



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  • He is known as a polymath and a polyglot, a great understander and interpreter of modern culture, but above all as a great student of language and how it functions.


Old English understandan (see under-, stand).

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