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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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Rhymes with Understanding

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

Sentences with understanding


1. Noun, singular or mass
Gain an understanding of the SOX law and all of the compliance issues that go along with it.

2. Adjective
Understanding how gases work, therefore, is important in understanding thermodynamics.

3. Verb, gerund or present participle
With that much fertilizer in use, understanding its proper usage is key to a healthy lawn.

Quotes about understanding


1. Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.
- Agnes Repplier

2. Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.
- Og Mandino

3. At sunrise everything is luminous but not clear. It is those we live with and love and should know who elude us. You can love completely without complete understanding.
- Norman Maclean

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
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