Textual thesaurus for "comprehend"

(verb) dig, compass, get the picture, grasp, grok, apprehend, savvy

get the meaning of something

Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?

(verb) perceive

to become aware of through the senses

I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon

(verb) cover, embrace, encompass

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

This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds; this should cover everyone in the group