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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.
To develop this understanding, an organization should conduct data-gathering interviews or focus groups with key stakeholders/senior executives, incumbents, and their managers.
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.
We also need some understanding of our own self and our "deep gladness"--an insight that comes only with experience and maturity--to discover how we can best respond to the "world's deep hunger."
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.
Also, the second standard of fieldwork is more encompassing, stating the auditor must obtain a sufficient understanding of the client's entity and its environment, including its internal control.
DISCOVER is designed to bring together basic, clinical, and population-based scientists to conduct integrative research programs on understanding the etiology and pathogenesis of human diseases influenced by environmental factors, using exposure to understand the interplay between genetic and environmental factors, and applying available state-of-the-art technologies and methods to improve human health.
The camp and the family will share an understanding of where, for example, to draw a line between ordinary adolescent carelessness and experimentation, and destructive behavior, including teasing or bullying.
Before doing so, however, I want to raise some questions about Stout's understanding of the democracy I am alleged to have convinced Christians to give up.
Finally, the contributors of this text believe that due to the various forms of diversity the value of the book is in the creation of dialogue, which creates a space for mutual understanding and ultimately for mutual enrichment.
should be classified as understanding is important because solving it
Among the many ideas that Hahnemann included in his guidelines for homeopathic practitioners are the understanding that to effectively treat illness, the whole person--mind and body--must be considered, environmental factors must be considered in treatment, and the homeopath must understand the difference between suppression of symptoms and cure of disease.
The answer begins with a clear understanding of the unique responsibilities of each--and the differences.
Of course, more than once, rye had a source say to me, "You know, you really are an idiot." But to me, that's a small price to pay for coming away from the interview with a complete understanding of the topic.--S.C.
"Understanding thermoplastic elastomers," is the title of a short course to be held at Rapra Technology Ltd.