Again pictures provided some insight, but I was never too sure what he comprehended.
Then suddenly I comprehended, and sprang through the hallway to the marble room.
Rosas comprehended this movement, and bethought himself of the means of stifling it in the bud.
He read between the lines, and comprehended the hidden meaning at once.
All this Padre Vicente heard, all this and much of it was comprehended by him.
The glance with which she comprehended the renovated shop was bitter with contempt.
Anthony comprehended in a moment the meaning of that sad, sad look.
It is just in the sense in which the less is comprehended by the greater.
And for the first time Nigel comprehended that the fortunes of Wallenstein were dearer to her heart than a lover's passion.
When he comprehended the scene, he himself became as white as a sheet.
mid-14c., "to understand," from Latin comprehendere "to take together, to unite; include; seize" (of catching fire or the arrest of criminals); also "to comprehend, perceive" (to seize or take in the mind), from com- "completely" (see com-) + prehendere "to catch hold of, seize" (see prehensile). Related: Comprehended; comprehending.