Then suddenly I comprehended, and sprang through the hallway to the marble room.
Again pictures provided some insight, but I was never too sure what he comprehended.
Rosas comprehended this movement, and bethought himself of the means of stifling it in the bud.
It was thus alone that the Italians comprehended government.
All this Padre Vicente heard, all this and much of it was comprehended by him.
At a glance he comprehended what had occurred during his sleep,—all except the cause.
Anthony comprehended in a moment the meaning of that sad, sad look.
These things are too sublime to be understood or comprehended by human reason.
And for the first time Nigel comprehended that the fortunes of Wallenstein were dearer to her heart than a lover's passion.
He comprehended that the volley they had received had emptied every Rebel gun.
mid-14c., "to understand," from Latin comprehendere "to take together, to unite; include; seize" (of catching fire or the arrest of criminals); also "to comprehend, perceive" (to seize or take in the mind), from com- "completely" (see com-) + prehendere "to catch hold of, seize" (see prehensile). Related: Comprehended; comprehending.