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comprehend

 
Verb comprehend has 3 senses
  1. get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehend - get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
    --1 is one way to understand
    Derived form: noun comprehension1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  2. perceive, comprehend - to become aware of through the senses; "I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon"
    Derived form: noun comprehension1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. embrace, encompass, comprehend, cover - include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory; "This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds"; "this should cover everyone in the group"
    --3 is one way to include
    Derived form: noun comprehension2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
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