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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Understand  \Un`der*stand"\  ([u^]n`d[~e]r*st[a^]nd"),  v.  t.  [imp. 
  &  p.  p.  {Understood},  and  Archaic  {Understanded};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Understanding}.]  [OE.  understanden,  AS  understandan 
  literally,  to  stand  under  cf  AS  forstandan  to  understand, 
  G.  verstehen  The  development  of  sense  is  not  clear.  See 
  {Under},  and  {Stand}.] 
  1.  To  have  just  and  adequate  ideas  of  to  apprehended  the 
  meaning  or  intention  of  to  have  knowledge  of  to 
  comprehend;  to  know  as  to  understand  a  problem  in 
  Euclid;  to  understand  a  proposition  or  a  declaration;  the 
  court  understands  the  advocate  or  his  argument;  to 
  understand  the  sacred  oracles;  to  understand  a  nod  or  a 
  wink. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Understood  \Un`der*stood"\, 
  imp.  &  p.  p.  of  {Understand}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  understood 
  adj  1:  fully  apprehended  as  to  purport  or  meaning  or  explanation; 
  "the  understood  conditions  of  troop  withdrawal  were 
  clear"  [ant:  {ununderstood}] 
  2:  indicated  by  necessary  connotation  though  not  expressed 
  directly;  "gave  silent  consent";  "a  tacit  agreement";  "the 
  understood  provisos  of  a  custody  agreement"  [syn:  {implied}, 
  {silent},  {tacit}] 




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