Knowing; intelligent; skillful; as, he is an understanding man.
The act of one who understands a thing, in any sense of the verb; knowledge; discernment; comprehension; interpretation; explanation.
The power to understand; the intellectual faculty; the intelligence; the rational powers collectively conceived an designated; the higher capacities of the intellect; the power to distinguish truth from falsehood, and to adapt means to ends.
Specifically, the discursive faculty; the faculty of knowing by the medium or use of general conceptions or relations. In this sense it is contrasted with, and distinguished from, the reason.
Either of A mutual agreement not formal ly entered into but in some degree binding on each side, or A familiarity with, or comprehension of, facts and/or sympathy for situational conditions, etc. [D03371] RMW
(n) 1 - a mental grasp; comprehension - a) the power of comprehending; esp. the capacity to apprehend general relations of particulars b) the power to make experience intelligible by applying concepts and categories - a) friendly or harmonious relationship b) an agreement of opinion or feeling; adjustment of differences c) a mutual agreement not formally entered into but in some degree binding on each side - explanation, interpretation, discernment - to know thoroughly by close contact or long experience with Scriptures: Mishle (Proverbs) 4:4-9 Mishle (Proverbs) 5:1,2 I Melakim (Kings) 3:9 Ephesians 1:18
Mind, intellect, intelligence, reason
The ability to learn, judge, make decisions, etc.; a mental grasp, comprehension; the power to make experience intelligible by applying concepts.
(Maopopo) Grasp; mastery; discernment.
an inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion; "his sympathies were always with the underdog"; "I knew I could count on his understanding"
characterized by understanding based on comprehension and discernment and empathy; "an understanding friend"
in the first Critique, the faculty concerned with actively producing knowledge by means of concepts. This is quite similar to what is normally called the mind. It gives rise to the logical perspective, which enables us to compare concepts with each other, and to the empirical perspective (where it is also called judgment), which enables us to combine concepts with intuitions in order to produce empirical knowledge. The first Critique examines the form of our cognitions in order to construct a system based on the faculty of understanding (= the theoretical standpoint). (Cf. sensibility.)
A basic level of learning where a student comprehends or grasps the nature or meaning of something.
Understanding is a psychological process related to an abstract or physical object, such as, person, situation and message whereby one is able to think about it and use concepts to deal adequately with that object.