Related formshalf-un·der·stood, adjectivenon·un·der·stood, adjectiveself-un·der·stood, adjectivewell-un·der·stood, adjective
Definition for understood (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), un·der·stood, un·der·stand·ing.
verb (used without object), un·der·stood, un·der·stand·ing.
Origin of understand
Related formspre·un·der·stand, verb, pre·un·der·stood, pre·un·der·stand·ing.
Examples from the Web for understood
What it endangers is a narrow conception of Russian power, understood through the eyes of its dictatorial leader.
Most people, however, understood the significance of the photo immediately-- especially those who share my skin.
“He could build studios and he understood technology,” Jackson told The Daily Beast.
One understood why Joan Fontaine stayed with him no matter what.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Emily Kinney told me that Beth and Dawn understood and respected each other on a certain level.‘Walking Dead’ Showrunner Scott Gimple Teases ‘Darker, Weirder’ Times Ahead|Melissa Leon|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In an instant the whips ceased to fall and the man with the dead soul saw all the Earth before him—and understood.The City and the World and Other Stories|Francis Clement Kelley
Celestine looked at the man behind his glasses, and understood the matter.Bureaucracy|Honore de Balzac
"Never," replied our host in such a way that any but a fool must have understood that he desired nothing less than such a meeting.Bardelys the Magnificent|Rafael Sabatini
"You must not fatigue him," he said to Julien, who understood that he was the nephew.The Red and the Black|Stendhal
He urged me, as I understood it, to come downstairs and admire a man that was in the street.An Irishman's Difficulties with the Dutch Language|N.A. Cuey-na-Gael
British Dictionary definitions for understood (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for understood (2 of 2)
verb -stands, -standing or -stood
Derived Formsunderstandable, adjectiveunderstandably, adverb
Word Origin for understand
Idioms and Phrases with understood
see give to understand.