Synonyms of comprehend in English:


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See UK English definition of comprehend

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1‘Katie couldn't comprehend what he was saying’

understand, grasp, take in, see, apprehend, follow, make sense of, fathom, make out, puzzle out, get to the bottom of, penetrate
realize, perceive, discern, divine
unravel, decipher, interpret, piece together
informal work out, figure out, make head or tail of, get one's head around, wrap one's mind round, take on board, get a fix on, get the hang of, get the drift of, catch on to, latch on to, tumble to, crack, dig, get, see the light, get the picture
British informal twig, suss out, suss
North American informal savvy

2‘German parties comprehend as many political stances as do the British ones’

comprise, include, take in, encompass, embrace, involve, contain