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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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Compare what it means to know something as opposed to understanding it.
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The analysis of the data revealed that students indicated in the future they would actively encourage communication that stimulated an environment conducive to everyone presenting ideas and understanding everyone one of the group members' point of view.
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Although this research took more than 30 years to complete, we can now more rapidly apply similar approaches to understanding how environmental exposures influence the basic biology leading to a number of diseases like asthma, reproductive disorders, atherosclerosis, diabetes, various types of cancer, autoimmune diseases, and neurodegenerative conditions.
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.
But to me, that's a small price to pay for coming away from the interview with a complete understanding of the topic.
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.
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