UNDERSTOOD in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of UNDERSTOOD
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understood
 v.  (past tense) perceive the intended meaning
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  It seemed as though Bazarov understood and appreciated both the pressure and the silence.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
2  Each was conscious that the other understood him.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
3  'Yes,' repeated Katya, and this time he understood her.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
4  But neither Katya nor Arkady even understood her.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
5  He still had not lost consciousness, and understood what was said to him; he was still struggling.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
6  They understood nothing, they had no idea of real life, and I swear that that was what made me most indignant with them.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: III
7  But I understood: there was a quiver of something different in her voice, not abrupt, harsh and unyielding as before, but something soft and shamefaced, so shamefaced that I suddenly felt ashamed and guilty.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: VI
8  But that did not trouble me: I knew, I felt that I should be understood and that this very bookishness might be an assistance.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: VII
9  What happened was this: Liza, insulted and crushed by me, understood a great deal more than I imagined.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: IX
10  She understood from all this what a woman understands first of all, if she feels genuine love, that is, that I was myself unhappy.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: IX
11  Though I do not maintain positively that she understood all this distinctly; but she certainly did fully understand that I was a despicable man, and what was worse, incapable of loving her.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: X
12  The English have not understood and cannot understand the self-abnegation of our Emperor who wants nothing for himself, but only desires the good of mankind.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I
13  "Because I hate ghost stories," said Prince Hippolyte in a tone which showed that he only understood the meaning of his words after he had uttered them.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III
14  Anatole did not release him, and though he kept nodding to show that he understood, Anatole went on translating Dolokhov's words into English.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX
15  Evidently the prince understood her, and also understood, as he had done at Anna Pavlovna's, that it would be difficult to get rid of Anna Mikhaylovna.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV
Example Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
16  Dillons is understood to be reorganising the company's management structure.
17  She longed to find somebody who understood her problems, and in him she thought she had found such a person.
18  His decision can only be understood in context.
19  We would have understood the play better if there had been some initial exposition of the background.
20  Then away out in the woods I heard that kind of a sound that a ghost makes when it wants to tell about something that's on its mind and can't make itself understood, and so can't rest easy in its grave, and has to go about that way every night grieving.
21  He will reiterate the warning to make sure everyone understood it.
22  He recited the passage by rote and gave no indication he understood what he was saying.
23  It kind of made him drunk, as you may say, and he didn't know nothing at all the rest of the day, and preached a prayer-meeting sermon that night that gave him a rattling ruputation, because the oldest man in the world couldn't a understood it.
24  We understood why you are in a skeptical attitude before watching these pictures.
25  Because he worked in pantomime, the clown could be understood wherever he appeared.
26  However, the opposite can also be true; something that is too easily understood, simple or transparent, can also be boring.
27  Above all, though, she understood the British character and her heart belonged to this ancient old land.
28  After students understood something about cometary orbits, they could draw conclusions about why we see a given comet only once over a period of many years.
29  Google changes policy to access accounts more granular, secure, and better understood by end users; one of the changes is to implement an extensive vetting process.
30  She had a great laugh, but she also was full of anger, disappointment, and obsessions she only dimly understood.