Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of comprehend.
  • adjective Understood.
  • adjective Included; comprised; contained.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective fully understood or grasped

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The term comprehended the whole nation, and no one will contend that the choice spoken of indicated that every Jew was safe for eternity.

    The Doctrines of Predestination, Reprobation, and Election

  • What needs to be comprehended is that most early position hands will cost you money, that is where good pot management comes into it – you need to keep those pots small, and make the ones when you do hit big.

    Poker Skills – Playing From the Early Position | Poker Hands

  • The word comprehended all that was delivered or dispensed by the lord to his underlings or domestics -- money, victuals, wine, garments, fuel, and lights; but no doubt it was employed more particularly of external and distinctive garb.

    The Customs of Old England

  • All the terms which a foreigner might use in speaking of the duties of sovereign and minister, of lord and retainer and of master and servant, are comprehended in the Japanese word, Kun-shin, in which is crystallized but one thought, though it may relate to three grades of society.

    The Religions of Japan From the Dawn of History to the Era of Méiji

  • When that had been done, D e v a did no longer mean "the Bright ones," but the name comprehended all the qualities which the sky and the sun and the dawn shared in common, excluding only those that were peculiar to each.

    India: What can it teach us? A Course of Lectures Delivered before the University Of Cambridge

  • As soon as the audience comprehended the Russian word for “you,” the entire building erupted.

    Welcome to My World

  • As soon as the audience comprehended the Russian word for “you,” the entire building erupted.

    Welcome to My World

  • As soon as the audience comprehended the Russian word for “you,” the entire building erupted.

    Welcome to My World

  • "Blowin '!" groaned one, as if that single word comprehended the essence of all the miseries that seafaring man is heir to.

    The Lighthouse

  • "Blowin '!" groaned one, as if that single word comprehended the essence of all the miseries that seafaring man is heir to.

    The Lighthouse

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