toggle menu
1000+ books
Go to Book

used in The Call of the Wild

3 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
to understand something — especially to understand it completely
  • Buck did not comprehend that silent intentness, nor the eager way with which they were licking their chops.
    Chapter 2 — The Law of Club and Fang (8% in)
  • He wanted it because it was his nature, because he had been gripped tight by that nameless, incomprehensible pride of the trail and trace—that pride which holds dogs in the toil to the last gasp, which lures them to die joyfully in the harness, and breaks their hearts if they are cut out of the harness.
    Chapter 3 — The Dominant Primordial Beast (48% in)
  • That Hal's views on art, or the sort of society plays his mother's brother wrote, should have anything to do with the chopping of a few sticks of firewood, passes comprehension; nevertheless the quarrel was as likely to tend in that direction as in the direction of Charles's political prejudices.
    Chapter 5 — The Toil of Trace and Trail (58% in)

There are no more uses of "comprehend" in The Call of the Wild.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list —®