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We found 36 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word understand:
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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. understand: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. understand: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. understand: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. understand: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. understand: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. understand: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Understand, under'stand, understand, understand: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. understand: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. understand: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. understand: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. understand: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. understand: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. understand: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. understand: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. understand: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. understand: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Understand (Jeremy Camp song), Understand (disambiguation), Understand (software), Understand (story), Understand, Understand: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Understand: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. understand: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. understand: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. understand: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. understand: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. understand: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. understand: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. understand: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. understand: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. understand: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. Understand: World Wide Words [home, info]
  29. understand: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. understand: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. understand: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. understand: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. understand: LITTLE EXPLORERS(TM) Picture Dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Understand: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (understand)

verb:  know and comprehend the nature or meaning of ("She did not understand her husband")
verb:  perceive (an idea or situation) mentally ("I don't understand the idea")
verb:  believe to be the case ("I understand you have no previous experience?")
verb:  make sense of a language ("She understands French")
verb:  be understanding of ("You don't need to explain--I understand!")

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Phrases that include understand:   you are not expected to understand this, to give one to understand, gave to understand, not hear understand etc a word, cant understand normal thinking, more...

Words similar to understand:   read, see, empathize, gather, infer, interpret, realize, sympathize, translate, understandability, understandable, understanding, understood, get, grasp, ken, more...

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