understanding

understanding
[ˌʌndə'stændɪŋ] 1. сущ.
1) понимание; осмысление

to get an understanding of the question — понять вопрос

It was my understanding that we would share the expenses. — Я так понял, что мы вместе возьмём на себя расходы.

2) ум, разум

a person of understanding — человек с головой

3) согласие, взаимопонимание

deeper understanding — полное, глубокое понимание

to develop / promote understanding — способствовать дальнейшему взаимопониманию

to promote deeper understanding between nations — способствовать более глубокому взаимопониманию между народами

4) условие

on the understanding that — на том условии, что

on this understanding — при этом условии

5) договорённость, соглашение

to reach an understanding to keep a dispute out of the newspapers — принять решение не давать огласку дискуссии в средствах массовой информации

to arrive at an understanding, to come to an understanding, to bring about understanding — прийти к соглашению

- tacit understanding
- verbal understanding
- written understanding
6) (understandings) шутл. ноги; башмаки
2. прил.
понимающий, чуткий, отзывчивый

understanding person — отзывчивый человек

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  • Understanding — Un der*stand ing, n. 1. The act of one who understands a thing, in any sense of the verb; knowledge; discernment; comprehension; interpretation; explanation. [1913 Webster] 2. An agreement of opinion or feeling; adjustment of differences;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • understanding — I (agreement) noun accord, accordance, alliance, arrangement, common view, compact, compliance, concord, concordance, congruence, consentaneity, contract, cooperation, covenant, harmony, like mindedness, meeting of minds, mutual pledge, pact,… …   Law dictionary

  • understanding — [adj] accepting, tolerant compassionate, considerate, discerning, empathetic, forbearing, forgiving, generous, kind, kindly, patient, perceptive, responsive, sensitive, sympathetic; concepts 401,542 Ant. intolerant, unaccepting understanding [n1] …   New thesaurus

  • Understanding — Un der*stand ing ([u^]n d[ e]r*st[a^]nd [i^]ng), a. Knowing; intelligent; skillful; as, he is an understanding man. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • understanding — UK US /ˌʌndəˈstændɪŋ/ noun [C] ► an informal agreement: »Taiwan and Hong Kong reached an understanding for a five year commercial air agreement. → See Note AGREEMENT(Cf. ↑agreement) …   Financial and business terms

  • understanding — [un΄dərstan′diŋ] n. 1. the mental quality, act, or state of a person who understands; comprehension, knowledge, discernment, sympathetic awareness, etc. 2. the power or ability to think, learn, judge, etc.; intelligence; sense 3. a specific… …   English World dictionary

  • understanding — (n.) O.E. understandincge comprehension, from UNDERSTAND (Cf. understand) (q.v.). Meaning mutual agreement is attested from 1803 …   Etymology dictionary

  • understanding — 1 *reason, intuition Analogous words: comprehension, apprehension (see under APPREHEND): *discernment, discrimination, insight, penetration 2 *agreement, accord …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • understanding — ► NOUN 1) the ability to understand something. 2) the power of abstract thought; intellect. 3) an individual s perception or judgement of a situation. 4) sympathetic awareness or tolerance. 5) an informal or unspoken agreement or arrangement. ►… …   English terms dictionary

  • understanding — noun 1 knowledge of a subject, of how sth works, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, comprehensive, full ▪ He showed a full understanding of the sequence of events. ▪ growing ▪ accurate …   Collocations dictionary

  • understanding — I adj. understanding about, of II n. agreement 1) to arrive at, come to, reach an understanding 2) a clear; secret; tacit; verbal; written understanding 3) an understanding about; with (we reached a tacit understanding with them about the matter) …   Combinatory dictionary


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