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comprehend
used in A Midsummer Night's Dream

2 uses
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Definition
to understand something — especially to understand it completely
  • Such shaping fantasies, that apprehend
    More than cool reason ever comprehends.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — Athens. An Apartment in the Palace of THESEUS (3% in)
comprehends = understands
  • Such tricks hath strong imagination, That, if it would but apprehend some joy, It comprehends some bringer of that joy; Or in the night, imagining some fear, How easy is a bush supposed a bear?
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — Athens. An Apartment in the Palace of THESEUS (6% in)

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