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3 Translation results for understanding in Spanish

adjective | noun | verb

understanding adjective

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comprensivo, compasivo

Example sentences of
understanding adjective

  • a kind and understanding teacher who often helps troubled students

understanding noun

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comprensión, entendimiento; interpretación; acuerdo, arreglo

Example sentences of
understanding noun

  • He has a thorough understanding of the subject.
  • She has a basic understanding of the process.
  • I hope to get a clearer understanding of the issues involved.
  • He seems to have little understanding of our situation.
  • We have an understanding that whoever cooks doesn't have to do the dishes.
  • She treats them with kindness and understanding.
  • a relationship based on mutual understanding

Detailed synonyms for understanding noun

See: Reason

understand verb

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understood, has understood, is understanding, understands
comprender, entender; tener entendido

Example sentences of
understand verb

  • I can't understand a word you're saying.
  • I don't understand these directions.
  • I want you to stay away from her. Do you understand?
  • I don't understand how this is supposed to work.
  • He doesn't really understand the situation.
  • You should read the book in order to understand more about the subject.
  • I can't understand why she would do such a thing.
  • She's beginning to understand what's going on.
  • You have to understand that I had no other choice.
  • At first we didn't get along, but I think we understand each other now.
  • Do you understand English?

Synonyms of
understand verb

¿Sabías esto?
  • Tenga en cuenta que la forma en el pasado es understood.

Detailed synonyms for understand verb

Understand, comprehend, appreciate, grasp, fathom significan tener una idea clara o completa acerca de algo.
  • Understand puede recalcar el hecho de haber captado algo en la mente <understood the instructions>.
  • Comprehend recalca el proceso mental de llegar a un resultado <failed to comprehend the entire process>.
  • Appreciate indica una evaluación justa del valor de una cosa, y se usa a menudo en referencia a algo que podría fácilmente juzgarse mal <doesn't appreciate the risks involved>.
  • Grasp significa comprender, como si estuviese agarrando algo con la mente <hours later he suddenly grasped the meaning of her remark>.
  • Fathom sugiere mentalmente penetrante y llegar a un entendimiento <a mathematical principle he never managed to fathom>.

Reverse translation for understanding

comprensivo  - understanding 
compasivo  - compassionate, sympathetic 
comprensión  - comprehension, understanding, grasp, understanding, sympathy 
entendimiento  - intellect, mind, understanding, agreement 
interpretación  - interpretation 
acuerdo  - agreement 
arreglo  - repair, arrangement, agreement, understanding 
comprender  - to catch on, to comprehend, to understand, to cover, to include 
entender  - to figure out, to understand, to think, to believe, to mean, to intend, to infer, to deduce 
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