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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Comprehend \Com`pre*hend"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Comprehended;
p. pr. & vb. n. Comprehending.] [L. comprehendere,
comprehensum; com- + prehendere to grasp, seize; prae before
+ hendere (used only in comp.). See Get, and cf.
1. To contain; to embrace; to include; as, the states
comprehended in the Austrian Empire.
Who hath . . . comprehended the dust of the earth in
a measure. --Is. xl. 12.
2. To take in or include by construction or implication; to
comprise; to imply.
Comprehended all in this one word, Discretion.
And if there be any other commandment, it is briefly
comprehended in this saying. --Rom. xiii.
3. To take into the mind; to grasp with the understanding; to
apprehend the meaning of; to understand.
At a loss to comprehend the question. --W. Irwing.
Great things doeth he, which we can not comprehend.
Syn: To contain; include; embrace; comprise; inclose; grasp;
embody; involve; imply; apprehend; imagine; conceive;
understand. See Apprehend.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: fully understood or grasped; "dangers not yet
appreciated"; "these apprehended truths"; "a thing
comprehended is a thing known as fully as it can be
known" [syn: appreciated, apprehended,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
23 Moby Thesaurus words for "comprehended":
appreciated, apprehended, ascertained, bound up with, comprised,
conceived, covered, discerned, down pat, embraced, encompassed,
envisaged, grasped, included, involved, known, pat, perceived,
prehended, realized, recognized, seized, understood
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