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Noun: comprehension  ,kóm-pri'hen-shun
  1. An ability to understand the meaning or importance of something (or the knowledge acquired as a result)
    "how you can do that is beyond my comprehension"; "he was famous for his comprehension of American literature"
  2. The relation of comprising something
    "he admired the comprehension of so many ideas in such a short work";
    - inclusion

Derived forms: comprehensions

Type of: apprehension, discernment, involvement, savvy, understanding

Antonym: incomprehension

Encyclopedia: Comprehension