understand

 /ˌʌndəˈstænd/

For the verb: "to understand"

Simple Past: understood
Past Participle: understood

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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
understand [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (comprehend)capire, comprendere vtr
  (figurato)afferrare, cogliere vtr
 Do you understand what I'm saying?
 Capisci quello che sto dicendo?
 
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understand [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (infer)capire, pensare, credere vtr
 He understood me to say that I was angry.
 Ha pensato che io avessi detto che ero arrabbiato.
understand [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (assume)immaginare, supporre, ammettere, dedurre vtr
 I understand that the situation is grave.
 Suppongo che la situazione sia grave.
understand [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (grasp the concept of)capire, comprendere vtr
 She doesn't understand algebra.
 Non capisce l'algebra.
understand [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (interpret)capire, comprendere vtr
 She can't understand the instructions.
 Non riesce a capire le istruzioni.
understand [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (be conversant with)intendersi v rif
  essere pratico vi
 I don't fully understand the traffic laws, so I can't advise you.
 Non m'intendo bene di regole del traffico, quindi non so consigliarti.
 New: Non sono molto pratico di regole del traffico, quindi non so consigliarti.
understand [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (assume to be agreed)sottintendere, assumere vtr
 We understand the contract to be valid.
 Sottintendiamo la validità del contratto.
understand [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (believe)credere, supporre, immaginare vtr
 I understand them to be very nice people.
 Immagino che siano persone molto simpatiche.
understand [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (accept with tolerance)capire, comprendere vtr
 Although I don't agree with him, I understand his point of view.
 Anche se non sono d'accordo con lui, comprendo il suo punto di vista.
understand [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (limit of knowledge)supporre, immaginare, assumere vtr
 I understand that you hate her. Is this true?
 Suppongo che la odi. È vero?
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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
understand (each other) intendersi v refl
understand (each other) capirsi v refl
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
understand | understand (each other)
easy to understand adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (quickly grasped)facile da capire agg
hard to understand adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not reasonable)di difficile comprensione
  difficile da capire agg
 His motives are hard to understand.
 Le sue ragioni sono di difficile comprensione.
I don't understand English non capisco l'inglese
I understand capisco v
not understand [sth/sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (be confused by)non capire vtr
 I could not understand the difference between baking and cooking. I'm afraid I do not understand what you mean.
 Non riuscivo a capire la differenza in inglese tra "baking" e "cooking". Temo di non capire quello che vuole dire.
not understand [sb/sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (have no empathy for)non capire, non comprendere vtr
 She does not understand your situation. You just do not understand why I'm so upset.
 Non capisce la tua situazione. Semplicemente non comprendi perché sono così arrabbiata.
understand (each other) intendersi v refl
understand (each other) capirsi v refl
understand each another capirsi l'uno con l'altro
understand immediately capire a volo vtr
understand one another,
understand each other
v
(have an agreement)capirsi al volo, intendersi al volo v rif
 We really understand one another, sometimes we don't even need to speak.
 Non abbiamo bisogno di parlare noi, ci capiamo al volo.
you understand capisci v
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