English - Vietnamese Dictionary
comprehend /,kɔmpri'hend/Concise Dictionary
- ngoại động từ
- hiểu, lĩnh hội, nhận thức thấu đáo
+get the meaning of something
+to become aware of through the senses
+include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory
Advanced English Dictionary
understand, see, grasp, conceive, take in, apprehend, realize, fathom, perceive, discern, absorb, assimilate, appreciate:
Do you comprehend how serious the matter has become?
+ verbCollocation Dictionary
(often used in negative sentences) (formal) to understand sth fully: [VN] The infinite distances of space are too great for the human mind to comprehend. + [V wh-] She could not comprehend how someone would risk people's lives in that way. + [V] He stood staring at the dead body, unable to comprehend. [also V that]
VERB + COMPREHEND
be able/unable to | cannot, fail to
She failed to comprehend the seriousness of the situation.
| be difficult to, be impossible to
It is difficult to comprehend how far away the stars are.
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