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understood meaning

EN[ʌndəɹˈstʊd] [-ʊd]
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    Definition of understood in English Dictionary

  • VerbPREunder-
    1. simple past tense and past participle of understand.
    2. AdjectiveCOMmore understoodSUPmost understood
      1. Of things which have been comprehended.
      2. Interjection
        1. Indicates comprehension on the part of the speaker.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Black was understood to be black, nontransferably.
            • He breathed the words into her ear, but she understood them all.
            • However, it is not yet well understood how these hemiretinal differences develop and progress following a bright light insult.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • The restaurant was overcrowded, loud and full of the kind of hyperdifferentiated nonsense that ordinary Americans swim through every day, never assuming it can or should be fully understood.
            • However, the energy dissipation process conditioning the sustainability of superlubric state has not yet been well understood.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Interjections
              • Verbs
                • Verb forms
                  • Participles
                    • Past participles
                    • Verb simple past forms

                Other Vocabulary

                Look-Alike Words
                1. en unnerstood
                2. en understand
                3. en undertook
                4. en undersold
                5. en underwood
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                Meaning of understood for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "understood" is an adjective. It's also an interjection. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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