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Synonyms for understanding

Synonyms for understanding

the faculty of thinking, reasoning, and acquiring and applying knowledge

an act or state of agreeing between parties regarding a course of action

cognizant of and comprehending the needs, feelings, problems, and views of others

Synonyms for understanding

an inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion

the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination

characterized by understanding based on comprehension and discernment and empathy

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For example, the development of the Employment Cost Index by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has added importantly to our understanding of trends in labor costs.
A fourth emergent thematic dimension uncovered in teacher reflections involved their changing understanding of feedback processes and assessment as tools for learning, planning, and decisionmaking.
Gender differences in product and service evaluation criteria, as well as specific product and service needs, make understanding women's needs important to understanding the country living population.
Understanding the stages and having a strong vision of where you need to go are essential first steps in adopting a staged approach to a successful Collaborative Production Management System.
The new SAS also provides guidance on the use of an information technology professional in understanding the effect of IT on the audit.
NIEHS scientists have contributed much toward understanding basic biology, genotoxicity, endocrine disruption, cell signaling, and oxidative stress, as well as to public health through understanding of morbidity and mortality of air pollution.
But that is what I take to be the center of John Howard Yoder's "politics" and, in particular, how he taught us to see how the acknowledgement of the sinfulness of the church is crucial for understanding the "politics of the church.
Thus, several chapters emphasize the necessity of accurate contextual understanding of individuals (rather than seeing only contexts--race, gender, sexual orientation, age, and so forth) in order to enhance effective counseling and therapy and prevent obscuring the individual; which may prevent accurate contextual understanding.
They have an understanding of the lifetime value of a key account and are willing to invest the time and resources to gain and maintain those relationships.
Freud and Jung, pioneers in understanding the psyche, had not begun their work until after Hahnemann's death.
This course is designed to provide an understanding of the main types of thermoplastic elastomers available, and will give a comparison of chemical structure, manufacturers, grades, properties, compounding, processing and applications between each type of TPE.
It also helped introduce a systems or network approach to management that forms the basis for a greater understanding of the effects of technology, diversity, structure, and strategy on organizational performance and for Department of Defense (DoD) troop and leader effectiveness in the combat environment (Perez & Kedia, 2002).
Three stylistic devices are important in the understanding of the Emmaus episode: irony, pathos, and prophetic fulfillment.
Your choice of an interpreter and the measures you have taken to ensure your patient's understanding of the proceedings could be critical if your treatment should result in an adverse situation.
Insurers today are exploring a wide range of clinical risk-management programs designed to enhance physician/patient communications and help patients gain a better understanding of their medical care and surgical procedures.
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