n. 了解; 理解; 互相理解; 协议; 领会
If you have an understanding of something, you know how it works or know what it means.
They have to have a basic understanding of computers in order to use the advanced technology.
If you are understanding towards someone, you are kind and forgiving.
Her boss, who was very understanding, gave her time off...
Fortunately for John, he had an understanding wife.
If you show understanding, you show that you realize how someone feels or why they did something, and are not hostile towards them.
We would like to thank them for their patience and understanding.
If there is understanding between people, they are friendly towards each other and trust each other.
There was complete understanding between Wilson and myself.
An understanding is an informal agreement about something.
We had not set a date for marriage but there was an understanding between us.
If you say that it is your understanding that something is the case, you mean that you believe it to be the case because you have heard or read that it is.
It is my understanding that this torture has been going on for many years...
Our understanding is that they wanted to be in Washington.
If you agree to do something on the understanding that something else will be done, you do it because you have been told that the other thing will definitely be done.
Kevin had treatment on the understanding that he would attempt to overcome his drinking problem.
1. the cognitive condition of someone who understands;
2. the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises;
3. an inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion;
4. the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination;
1. characterized by understanding based on comprehension and discernment and empathy;
agreement, contract, treaty, convention, bargain, understanding, accord
His mind reached after an understanding of the problem.
Education and experience breed a breadth of vision and understanding to him.
This dictionary will enable better international understanding.
The youth was fortunate in having understanding parents.
We must have a clear understanding of the problem.