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Understanding

Pronunciation of Understanding
/ˌʌndəstˈandɪŋ/, /ˌʌndəstˈandɪŋ/, /ˌʌ_n_d_ə_s_t_ˈa_n_d_ɪ_ŋ/

Antonyms for understanding:

misunderstanding, unfeeling, unperceptive, unsympathetic, merciless, misinterpretation.

Synonyms for understanding:

Sense 1

coherence, recognition, point of reference, pity, foreknowledge, gentleman's agreement, undertaking, unity, tolerance, grounding, condolence, truce, commiseration, compatibility, brainpower, hindsight, general knowledge, resignation, friendship, forgiving, cognition, trade-off, compassion, clear-sighted, self-knowledge, common ground, ability, literacy, observant, lore, alliance, Ubuntu, emotional intelligence, moratorium, kindness, empathic, Familiarity, expertise, experience, lockstep, conception, belief, discrimination, awareness, community of interest, sophistication, perception, magnanimous, self-discovery, genius, binder, mastery.

Sense 2

idea, merciful, interpretation, ripe, embrace, clement, affinity, acquaintance, liberal, overview, humanity, compromise, identification, sentiment, terms, sensitivity.

Sense 3

bargain.

Sense 4

wit, picture.

Sense 5

grip.

comprehension

realization.

conception

notion.

cultivated

cultured.

good sense

sanity.

judicious

wise.

keenness

acumen.

kindly

humane.

tender

kind.

thankful

appreciative.

urbane

tactful.

Other synonyms and related words:

judgement, empathic, grasp, sensitivity, correspondence, perception, discernment, convention, awareness, sense, apprehension, wit, conception, sympathy.

accepting, tolerant (adjective)

discerning, perceptive, empathetic, kind, forgiving, compassionate, sympathetic, responsive.

agreeable (adjective)

consensual, likeable, friendly, willing, concordant, amiable, agreeable, acquiescent, harmonious, pleasant, congenial, compatible, empathetic, co-operative, assenting, Capitulating.

aware (adjective)

conscious.

intellectual (adjective)

cerebral, reasoning, egghead, rational, thinking, brainy, intellectual, intelligent, psychological.

responsive (adjective)

compassionate, sympathetic, responsive.

Sense 1 (noun)

common ground, alliance.

Sense 2 (noun)

experience, lore, expertise, grip, grasp, awareness, Familiarity, sensitivity.

Sense 3 (noun)

ability, wit, brainpower.

Sense 4 (noun)

commiseration, sentiment, affinity, pity, compassion, bargain, humanity.

Sense 5 (noun)

empathic, magnanimous, forgiving, clement, merciful.

agreement (noun)

acquiescence, empathy, contract, arrangement, agreement, concord, consensus, accession, settlement, compact, unanimity, assent, pact, stipulation, deal, acceptance, accord, promise, pledge, bond, covenant, consent, accordance, treaty, concurrence, capitulation, concordance.

belief (noun)

idea, notion, interpretation, conception, sympathy.

companionship (noun)

friendship.

comprehension, appreciation (noun)

discrimination, perceptiveness, knowing, perception, ken, discernment, knowledge, sense, savvy, Percipience, reason, awareness, grip, acumen, wit, recognition, judgment, mastery, intelligence, apprehension, realization, grasp, intellect.

compromise (noun)

trade-off.

concurrence (noun)

agreement.

empathetic (noun)

empathic.

feeling (noun)

empathy.

informal agreement (noun)

accord, pact, deal, concord.

intellect (noun)

rationality, mentality, mind, thinking, intellect, reason, intelligence, comprehension, capacity, reasoning, brain, brain-power, cerebration, thought.

intelligence (noun)

mind, brainpower.

knowledge (noun)

education, know-how, erudition, ken, information, cognizance, wisdom, knowledge.

knowledgeableness (noun)

Familiarity.

obligation (noun)

obligation.

perceptiveness (noun)

perceptiveness.

promise (noun)

guarantee, mutual agreement, assurance, vow, oath, engagement, obligation.

reason (noun)

reasonableness.

savvy (noun)

savvy.

sense (noun)

sense, rationality.

thought (noun)

thought, thinking.

understanding (noun)

apprehension, reason, discernment, perceptive, intellect, agreement, sympathy, savvy.

believing (verb)

Supposing, assuming, taking for granted, Surmising, holding, judging, gathering, professing, Affirming, Crediting, concluding, Presuming, trusting, accepting, believing, Declaring, putting faith in, assenting, giving faith, Deeming, Maintaining.

knowing (verb)

discerning, Recognizing, Perceiving, knowing.

learning (verb)

grasping, Realizing, mastering, reading, absorbing, Digesting, Gleaning, Discovering, studying, Comprehending, assimilating, learning.

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