Detailed Translations for understand from English to French


to understand verb (understands, understood, understanding)

  1. to understand (comprehend; grasp; get)
    comprendre; saisir; se rendre compte; voir; piger; concevoir; réaliser
    • comprendre verb (comprends, comprend, comprenons, comprenez, )
    • saisir verb (saisis, saisit, saisissons, saisissez, )
    • voir verb (vois, voit, voyons, voyez, )
    • piger verb (pige, piges, pigeons, pigez, )
    • concevoir verb (conçois, conçoit, concevons, concevez, )
    • réaliser verb (réalise, réalises, réalisons, réalisez, )
  2. to understand
    comprendre; concevoir; saisir
    • comprendre verb (comprends, comprend, comprenons, comprenez, )
    • concevoir verb (conçois, conçoit, concevons, concevez, )
    • saisir verb (saisis, saisit, saisissons, saisissez, )
  3. to understand (interpret; take up)
    interpréter; entendre
    • interpréter verb (interprète, interprètes, interprétons, interprétez, )
    • entendre verb (entends, entend, entendons, entendez, )
  4. to understand (be on to; rumble to; see through)
    comprendre; concevoir; saisir; entendre; piger
    • comprendre verb (comprends, comprend, comprenons, comprenez, )
    • concevoir verb (conçois, conçoit, concevons, concevez, )
    • saisir verb (saisis, saisit, saisissons, saisissez, )
    • entendre verb (entends, entend, entendons, entendez, )
    • piger verb (pige, piges, pigeons, pigez, )
  5. to understand (have it taped)
    maîtriser; contrôler; maîtriser la matière
    • maîtriser verb (maîtrise, maîtrises, maîtrisons, maîtrisez, )
    • contrôler verb (contrôle, contrôles, contrôlons, contrôlez, )

Conjugations for understand:

  1. understand
  2. understand
  3. understands
  4. understand
  5. understand
  6. understand
simple past
  1. understood
  2. understood
  3. understood
  4. understood
  5. understood
  6. understood
present perfect
  1. have understood
  2. have understood
  3. has understood
  4. have understood
  5. have understood
  6. have understood
past continuous
  1. was understanding
  2. were understanding
  3. was understanding
  4. were understanding
  5. were understanding
  6. were understanding
  1. shall understand
  2. will understand
  3. will understand
  4. shall understand
  5. will understand
  6. will understand
continuous present
  1. am understanding
  2. are understanding
  3. is understanding
  4. are understanding
  5. are understanding
  6. are understanding
  1. be understood
  2. be understood
  3. be understood
  4. be understood
  5. be understood
  6. be understood
  1. understand!
  2. let's understand!
  3. understood
  4. understanding
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for understand:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
comprendre be on to; comprehend; get; grasp; rumble to; see through; understand be in sympathy with; comprise; conceive; confine; consist of; count in; dam; embank; encapsulate; enclose; envelope; feel; feel empathy for; figure in; fill; imagine; include; intend; limit; look through; restrict; see through; sympathise; sympathize; take up space; think
concevoir be on to; comprehend; get; grasp; rumble to; see through; understand conceptualise; conceptualize; construct; contain; contrive; create; design; devise; estimate; get to know; grasp; hold; invent; make; manufacture; plan; plot; prepare; realise; realize; set up
contrôler have it taped; understand affirm; audit; be the one in control; check; check out; control; curb; dominate; examine; go through again; govern; have the upper hand; hear; inspect; investigate; look at; prove; restrain; scrutinise; scrutinize; test; trace; verify; view; watch
entendre be on to; interpret; rumble to; see through; take up; understand aim at; capture; catch; contain; get to know; grab; grasp; grip; hear; hear out; hold; learn; listen; listen to; mean; realise; realize; seize; trap
interpréter interpret; take up; understand act; act a part; cover; define; depict; describe; explain; expound; express; express oneself; give expression to; impersonate; interpret; perform; personify; play the role of; play-act; portray; recount; render; report; represent; reproduce; reveal oneself; say; speak; talk; tell; transcribe; translate; utter; ventilate
maîtriser have it taped; understand be the one in control; bring to submission; bring under control; check; confine; control; crush; curb; dam; dominate; embank; encapsulate; enclose; envelope; exercise authority; exert power; have the upper hand; keep back; keep in control; limit; moderate; order; overcome; overpower; overwhelm; pulverise; pulverize; recant; reign; restrain; restrict; retract; revoke; rub fine; rule; subdue; subject; suppress; take back; take possession of something; tame; withhold
maîtriser la matière have it taped; understand
piger be on to; comprehend; get; grasp; rumble to; see through; understand look through; see through
réaliser comprehend; get; grasp; understand accomplish; achieve; act; attain; bring about; bring forth; capitalise; capitalize; carry out; come about; conceptualise; conceptualize; construct; create; design; direct; do; effect; execute; gain; generate; get hold of; get one's hands on; invent; labor; labour; lay one's hands on; make; manufacture; obtain; prepare; produce; realise; realize; receive for one's portion; seize; seize upon; succeed; win; work
saisir be on to; comprehend; get; grasp; rumble to; see through; understand apprehend; arrest; captivate; capture; catch; catch on the way; chain; clamp; clasp; clutch; confiscate; contain; detain; dive in; enchain; enchant; enclose with the hands; enthral; enthrall; fall to; fascinate; get hold of; get one's hands on; get to know; grab; grasp; grip; hold; imprison; intercept; intrigue; lay one's hands on; look through; obtain; overcome by; pick up; realise; realize; receive; receive for one's portion; see through; seize; seize upon; serve oneself; shackle; strike; take; take hold of; take in custody; take prisoner; trap
se rendre compte comprehend; get; grasp; understand contain; get to know; grasp; hold; realise; realize
voir comprehend; get; grasp; understand attend; become aware of; behold; cast an eye on; check; contain; control; examine; feel; find; get to know; glance; go through; grasp; hold; inspect; look; look at; look on; notice; observe; perceive; realise; realize; scrutinise; scrutinize; see; see in; sense; verify; view; watch; witness
- empathise; empathize; infer; interpret; read; realise; realize; see; sympathise; sympathize; translate
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- gather

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Related Definitions for "understand":

  1. know and comprehend the nature or meaning of1
    • She did not understand her husband1
    • I understand what she means1
  2. perceive (an idea or situation) mentally1
    • I don't understand the idea1
  3. believe to be the case1
    • I understand you have no previous experience?1
  4. make sense of a language1
    • She understands French1
  5. be understanding of1
    • You don't need to explain--I understand!1

Wiktionary Translations for understand:

  1. to be aware of the meaning of
Cross Translation:
understand comprendre verstaan — begrijpen van een uiting
understand concevoir; comprendre vatten — begrijpen
understand comprendre begrijpen — met het verstand bevatten
understand comprendre begreifen — etwas oder jemanden mit dem Verstand erfassen
understand comprendre nachvollziehen — Geschehenes oder von anderen Überlegtes selbst durchdenken, so dass man es verstehen kann

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