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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To understand; perceive.
  • v. To receive; undertake; get at; find out.
  • v. To get less than expected or due.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To get under or beneath; also, to understand.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To understand; perceive.


From Middle English undergeten, undergiten, underȝiten, from Old English underġietan ("to note, mark, understand, perceive"), equivalent to under- +‎ get. (Wiktionary)


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