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Definitions of comprehension

  1. the relation of comprising something; "he admired the inclusion of so many ideas in such a short work" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act of comprising something Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. an ability to understand the meaning or importance of something (or the knowledge acquired as a result); "how you can do that is beyond my comprehension"; "he was famous for his comprehension of American literature" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. The act of comprehending, containing, or comprising; inclusion. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. That which is comprehended or inclosed within narrow limits; a summary; an epitome. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. The capacity of the mind to perceive and understand; the power, act, or process of grasping with the intellect; perception; understanding; as, a comprehension of abstract principles. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. The complement of attributes which make up the notion signified by a general term. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. A figure by which the name of a whole is put for a part, or that of a part for a whole, or a definite number for an indefinite. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. Intellectual or mental process whereby an organism becomes aware of or obtains knowledge. Medical Dictionary DB
  10. The act of understanding or including; understanding; the power of grasping with the mind. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. The act or quality of comprehending: power of the mind to understand: (logic) the intension of a term or the sum of the qualities implied in the term. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Act or faculty of comprehending; understanding. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. The act or power of comprehending; understanding. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. Inclusion; comprehensiveness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. The act of comprehending or comprising; inclusion; capacity of the mind to understand. The comprehension of a term, the sum of the attributes which it implies. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. Capacity of the mind to understand; power of the understanding to receive ideas. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  17. Act, faculty, of understanding; inclusive power, as a term of wide c.; toleration of divergent opinions (esp. Eccl.). [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  18. n. Act of comprehending; —that which is inclosed within limits; —capacity of the mind to perceive and understand; perception. Cabinet Dictionary
  19. The act or quality of comprising or containing, inclusion ; summary, epitome, compendium; knowledge, capacity, power of the mind to admit ideas. Complete Dictionary
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