HyperDic: savvy

English > 2 senses of the word savvy:
VERBcognitionsavvy, grok, get the picture, comprehend, dig, grasp, compass, apprehendget the meaning / meaning of something
NOUNcognitionsavvy, understanding, apprehension, discernmentthe cognitive condition / condition of someone who understands
savvy > pronunciation
Soundssae'viy
Rhymesanchovy ... wavy: 30 rhymes with viy...
English > savvy: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe cognitive condition / condition of someone who understands.
Synonymsunderstanding, apprehension, discernment
Narrowerappreciation, grasp, holdunderstanding of the nature or meaning / meaning or quality or magnitude of something
comprehensionAn ability to understand the meaning / meaning or importance of something (or the knowledge acquired as a result)
graspingunderstanding with difficulty
hindsightunderstanding the nature of an event after it has happened / happened
insight, brainstorm, brainwaveThe clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation
realization, realisation, recognitionComing to understand something clearly and distinctly
self-knowledgeAn understanding of yourself and your goals and abilities
smatteringA slight or superficial understanding of a subject / subject
BroaderknowingA clear and certain mental apprehension
Spanishaprehensión, comprensión, discernimiento, entendimiento, sapiencia
Catalanaprehensió, discerniment, percepció
Verbssavvyget the meaning / meaning of something
English > savvy: 2 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningGet the meaning / meaning of something.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsgrok, get the picture, comprehend, dig, grasp, compass, apprehend
Narrowercatch on, get wise, get onto, tumble, latch on, cotton on, twig, get itunderstand, usually after some initial difficulty
digestArrange and integrate in the mind
figureunderstand
intuitknow or grasp by intuition or feeling
Broaderunderstandknow and comprehend the nature or meaning / meaning of
Spanishaferrar, aprehender, captar, comprender, entender
Catalanaferrar, comprendre, entendre
Nounssavvythe cognitive condition / condition of someone who understands

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