GRE Word List

COMPREHEND

include; understand

The meaning of the word comprehend is include; understand.

Random words

WordMeaning
reciterepeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation
capillaryhaving a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity
legendexplanatory list of symbols on a map
troughlong narrow container for feeding farm animals; lowest point (of a wave, business cycle, etc.); long narrow depression as between waves
philanthropistlover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
abominabledetestable; extremely unpleasant
bugaboobugbear; object of baseless terror
matriarchwoman who rules a family or larger social group
reinstaterestore to a previous condition or position
fancyimagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate