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1. understanding

noun. ['ˌəndɝˈstændɪŋ'] the cognitive condition of someone who understands.

Synonyms

  • smattering
  • appreciation
  • brainwave
  • self-knowledge
  • realisation
  • hindsight
  • comprehension
  • knowing
  • hold
  • recognition
  • insight
  • savvy
  • brainstorm
  • discernment
  • apprehension
  • grasp
  • realization

Antonyms

  • safety
  • improvement
  • stigmatism
  • impurity

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Words that Rhyme with Mutual Understanding

  • misunderstanding
  • notwithstanding
  • withstanding
  • outstanding
  • expanding
  • disbanding
  • stranding
  • demanding
  • commanding
  • branding
  • blanding
  • sanding
  • landing
  • handing
  • banding

2. understanding

noun. ['ˌəndɝˈstændɪŋ'] the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises.

Synonyms

  • condition
  • gentlemen's agreement
  • term
  • reservation
  • sale
  • confederacy
  • deal
  • settlement
  • entente cordiale
  • sales agreement
  • entente
  • working agreement
  • unilateral contract
  • suicide pact
  • covenant
  • submission
  • agreement
  • oral contract
  • fair-trade agreement
  • statement
  • conspiracy
  • severance agreement
  • written agreement

Antonyms

  • soundness
  • dryness
  • decline
  • emptiness

3. understanding

adjective. ['ˌəndɝˈstændɪŋ'] characterized by understanding based on comprehension and discernment and empathy.

Antonyms

  • abnormality

4. understanding

noun. ['ˌəndɝˈstændɪŋ'] the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination.

Synonyms

  • intellect
  • mental faculty
  • reason
  • faculty

Antonyms

  • wetness
  • unsoundness
  • guilt
  • astigmatism

5. understanding

noun. ['ˌəndɝˈstændɪŋ'] an inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion.

Synonyms

  • disposition
  • inclination
  • sympathy

Antonyms

  • disorderliness
  • order
  • comfort
  • orderliness

6. mutual

adjective. ['ˈmjuːtʃuːəl'] common to or shared by two or more parties.

Synonyms

  • common

Antonyms

  • asymmetrical
  • unrelated

Etymology

  • mutuel (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • mutuus (Latin)

7. mutual

adjective. ['ˈmjuːtʃuːəl'] concerning each of two or more persons or things; especially given or done in return.

Synonyms

  • reciprocal
  • bilateral
  • correlative
  • reciprocative
  • reciprocatory
  • interactional
  • interactive

Antonyms

  • oblique triangle
  • right triangle
  • unilateral
  • direct

Etymology

  • mutuel (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • mutuus (Latin)

Example sentences of the word mutual-understanding


1. Noun Phrase
In modern times, the Catholic Church and many Protestant denominations regularly engage in dialogue with hopes of increasing mutual understanding, if not organizational reunification.

2. Noun Phrase
According to CIES, the goal of the program is to “increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.”

3. Noun Phrase
The difference between a boyfriend and a guy you are casually dating is the mutual understanding that each is the sole intimate partner for the other.

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