HyperDic: comprehension

English > 2 senses of the word comprehension:
NOUNcognitioncomprehensionan ability to understand the meaning / meaning or importance of something (or the knowledge acquired as a result)
relationcomprehension, inclusionthe relation of comprising something
comprehension > pronunciation
Soundskaa.mpriyhheh'nshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > comprehension: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn ability to understand the meaning / meaning or importance of something (or the knowledge acquired as a result).
Examples
  • "how you can do that is beyond my comprehension"
  • "he was famous for his comprehension of American literature"
Broaderunderstanding, apprehension, discernment, savvyThe cognitive condition / condition of someone who understands
OppositeincomprehensionAn inability to understand
Spanishcomprensión
Catalancomprensió
Verbscomprehendget the meaning / meaning of something
comprehendto become aware of through the senses
English > comprehension: 2 senses > noun 2, relation
MeaningThe relation of comprising something.
Synonyminclusion
BroaderinvolvementA connection of inclusion or containment
Spanishinclusión
Catalancomprensió
Verbscomprehendinclude in scope

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