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Meaning & Definition of Comprehend in English





1. Get the meaning of something

  • "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
  • grok,
  • get the picture,
  • comprehend,
  • savvy,
  • dig,
  • grasp,
  • compass,
  • apprehend

2. To become aware of through the senses

  • "I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon"
  • perceive,
  • comprehend

3. 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"
  • embrace,
  • encompass,
  • comprehend,
  • cover

Examples of using

I doubt Tom can comprehend what we're talking about.
The wish to talk to God is absurd. We cannot talk to one we cannot comprehend.
He could not comprehend the value of her advice.