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    1. She knew as he said it that he could not have said that to a native, they couldn't comprehend it, it was like saying Fort Knox had disappeared to a 20th century American or Wall Street was missing to a 21st century American

    2. Like she had been on an old sleepership like the one they were docked with that had taken her on a whole new voyage into a future she could scarcely comprehend

    3. may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the width

    4. Numb now, I gazed at the silent television screen, watching black and white figures move through a scene of domestic strife, unable for the moment to comprehend what a lawnmower might be used for

    5. Although Menachem continued to laugh and joke, although he strained so hard to contrive new amusements, the sudden and utter futility of my life was all that I could comprehend

    6. She was afraid of the shuttlecraft, though she had only seen it on video, and didn't really comprehend the starship itself

    7. When we can begin to comprehend the magnanimity of these implications, we suddenly are transformed into a whole new type of believer

    8. That was almost as hard to comprehend as electric ghosts and she was afraid she would find something just as disturbing if she pursued it

    9. white tile graduate, failing to comprehend the point

    10. Yes even though a wise man thinks he can comprehend it, he won’t

    1. Attributes of nature namely OM, space, time and cosmic forces are easily comprehended

    2. I was still deep in the fugue of selfish misery, and I barely comprehended the importance of this simple movement

    3. 18Have you comprehended the vast expanses of the earth?

    4. few moments before Jean fully comprehended the severity

    5. It was put upon the same footing with gold and silver mines, which, without a special clause in the charter, were never supposed to be comprehended in the general grant of the lands, though mines of lead, copper, tin, and coal were, as things of smaller consequence

    6. The mass of commodities annually thrown into the great circle of European commerce, and by its various revolutions annually distributed among all the different nations comprehended within it, must have been augmented by the whole surplus produce of America

    7. Africa, however, as well as several of the countries comprehended under the general name of the East Indies, is inhabited by barbarous nations

    8. Under this denomination were comprehended timber fit for masts, yards, and bowsprits; hemp, tar, pitch, and turpentine

    9. represented both these and the Hamburgh company as extremely oppressive, and imputed to their bad management the low state of the trade, which we at that time carried on to the countries comprehended within their respective charters

    10. The moderate capital of the company, which, it is said, does not exceed one hundred and ten thousand pounds, may, besides, be sufficient to enable them to engross the whole, or almost the whole trade and surplus produce, of the miserable though extensive country comprehended within their charter

    1. But though the interest of the labourer is strictly connected with that of the society, he is incapable either of comprehending that interest, or of understanding its connexion with his own

    2. Logic was taught first; ontology came in the second place; pneumatology, comprehending the doctrine concerning the nature of the human soul and of the Deity, in the third; in the fourth followed a debased system of moral philosophy, which was considered as immediately connected with the doctrines of pneumatology, with the immortality of the human soul, and with the rewards and punishments which, from the justice of the Deity, were to be expected in a life to come: a short and superficial system of physics usually concluded the course

    3. The second class are taxed at seventy ; the third at fifty ; and the fourth, comprehending artificers in villages, and the lowest class of those in towns, at twenty-five florins

    4. He had previously seen this subterranean building, or one similar (he'd been unconscious before entering this one), but the sheer scale of it still took some comprehending

    5. It was said that the text had recurrent mentions such as a leader must be �serene and inscrutable� and capable of comprehending �unfathomable plans�, which was confusing for Western readers who lack the awareness of the East Asian context

    6. When the first creature ventured into Jason’s carry cot and bit him, the baby woke with a gurgle and flap of his arms, as though not quite comprehending what was happening

    7. Blinking, but not comprehending

    8. However, one of the difficulties in discerning or comprehending karma is due to the fact that it often does not ripen in one lifetime (if one considers the possibility of rebirths)

    9. “I can’t go Levi” she pleaded, praying that he would just leave it at that, comprehending how stupid she was for thinking it possible

    10. Because the programming of computers requires a certain logic in one's thinking, you can rest assured that if you have trouble linking steps together, you will have trouble comprehending computer programming

    1. What is called gross profit, comprehends frequently not only this surplus, but what is retained for compensating such extraordinary losses

    2. The first comprehends those which it is scarce in the power of human industry to multiply at all

    3. The gross rent of a private estate comprehends whatever is paid by the farmer; the neat rent, what remains free to the landlord, after deducting the expense of management, of repairs, and all other necessary charges; or what, without hurting his estate, he can afford to place in his stock reserved for immediate consumption, or to spend upon his table, equipage, the ornaments of his house and furniture, his private enjoyments and amusements

    4. The gross revenue of all the inhabitants of a great country comprehends the whole annual produce of their land and labour; the neat revenue, what remains free to them, after deducting the expense of maintaining first, their fixed, and, secondly, their circulating capital, or what, without encroaching upon their capital, they can place in their stock reserved for immediate consumption, or spend upon their subsistence

    5. The public trade of the company extends no further than the trade with Europe, and comprehends a part only of the foreign trade of the country

    6. The Supernatural comprehends neither (material) form nor color nor race

    7. “When a simulation is running, your eyes still see and process the actual world, but your brain no longer comprehends them

    8. If a person comprehends the rules of her game, however, then this person may choose to diminish her rule in some areas of life

    9. Overhead the dome tint darkens by some unknown mechanism that only Master comprehends, almost completely blocking out the sun

    10. His consciousness is of so extended a nature that it comprehends at once all

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    Synonyms for "comprehend"

    apprehend compass comprehend dig get the picture grasp grok savvy perceive cover embrace encompass include contain take embody involve conceive realise realize discern assimilate know

    "comprehend" definitions

    get the meaning of something

    to become aware of through the senses

    include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory