Synonyms of comprehension


1. comprehension, understanding, apprehension, discernment, savvy

usage: an ability to understand the meaning or importance of something (or the knowledge acquired as a result); "how you can do that is beyond my comprehension"; "he was famous for his comprehension of American literature"

2. inclusion, comprehension, involvement

usage: the relation of comprising something; "he admired the inclusion of so many ideas in such a short work"

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