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* understaund (obsolete)

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From Middle English _understanden_, from Old English _understandan_ (“to understand”), from Proto-Germanic _*under_ (“between”) + _*standaną_ (“to stand”), equivalent to Old English _under-_ (“between, inter-”) + _standan_ (“to stand”). Cognate with Eastern Frisian _understunda_ (“to understand”), Old High German _understantan_ (“to understand”), Middle Danish _understande_ (“to understand”). Compare also Dutch _onderstaan_ (“to undertake, presume”), German _unterstehen_ (“to be subordinate”). More at inter-, stand.

From Middle English understanden, from Old English understandan (to understand), from Proto-Germanic *under (between) + *standaną (to stand), equivalent to Old English under- (between, inter-) + standan (to stand). Cognate with Eastern Frisian understunda (to understand), Old High German understantan (to understand), Middle Danish understande (to understand). Compare also Dutch onderstaan (to undertake, presume), German unterstehen (to be subordinate). More at inter-, stand.

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* (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌʌndəˈstænd/, enPR: ŭn′-də(r)-stănd' * (General American) IPA(key): [ˌʌndɚˈstænd] * (Ireland) IPA(key): [ˌɞndəɹˈstand] * Rhymes: -ænd * Hyphenation: un‧der‧stand

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UNDERSTAND (_third-person singular simple present_ UNDERSTANDS, _present participle_ UNDERSTANDING, _simple past and past participle_ UNDERSTOOD) * (transitive) To be aware of the meaning of. _I UNDERSTAND German._ _I received your note, but I did not UNDERSTAND it._ * William Shakespeare (1564-1616) I UNDERSTAND not what you mean by this. * To believe, based on information. _I UNDERSTAND that you have information for me._ * To impute meaning, character etc. that is not explicitly stated. _But we cannot disappoint Grandma and Grandpa Smith, and that is what family is all about! Do you UNDERSTAND?!_ In this sense, the word is usually used in the past participle: _In the imperative mood, the word “you” is usually UNDERSTOOD._ * John Locke (1632-1705) The most learned interpreters UNDERSTOOD the words of sin, and not of Abel. * 1893, Walter Besant, _The Ivory Gate_, Prologue: Thus, when he drew up instructions in lawyer language, he expressed the important words by an initial, a medial, or a final consonant, and made scratches for all the words between; his clerks, however, UNDERSTOOD him very well. * (obsolete, rare, humorous) To stand under; to support. (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?) USAGE NOTES * Common objects of this verb include _text_, _word(s)_, _sentence(s)_, _note(s)_, etc. * Rarely, the obsolete past tense form _understanded_ may be found, e.g. in the _Book of Common Prayer_ and _Thirty-nine Articles of the Anglican Church_. SYNONYMS * (to know the meaning): apprehend, comprehend, grasp, know, perceive, pick up what someone is putting down, realise, grok * (to believe): believe ANTONYMS * misunderstand DERIVED TERMS * I don’t understand * understandable * understanding * understood TRANSLATIONS SEE ALSO * explain * why EXTERNAL LINKS * understand in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913 * understand in _The Century Dictionary_, The Century Co., New York, 1911

understand (third-person singular simple present understands, present participle understanding, simple past and past participle understood)

  1. (transitive) To be aware of the meaning of.
    I understand German.
    I received your note, but I did not understand it.
  2. To believe, based on information.
    I understand that you have information for me.
  3. To impute meaning, character etc. that is not explicitly stated.
    But we cannot disappoint Grandma and Grandpa Smith, and that is what family is all about! Do you understand?!
    In this sense, the word is usually used in the past participle:
    In the imperative mood, the word “you” is usually understood.
  4. (obsolete, rare, humorous) To stand under; to support.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)

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