Textual thesaurus for "understanding"

(noun) reason, intellect

the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination

we are told that man is endowed with reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil

(noun) savvy, apprehension, discernment

the cognitive condition of someone who understands

he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect

(noun) sympathy

an inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion

his sympathies were always with the underdog; I knew I could count on his understanding

(noun) agreement

the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises

they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business; there was an understanding between management and the workers