Definitions For Understanding


  • The capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination
  • The cognitive condition of someone who understands
  • An inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion
  • The statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
  • The knowledge and ability to judge a particular situation or subject
  • An informal agreement
  • A willingness to understand people's behavior and forgive them


  • Characterized by understanding based on comprehension and discernment and empathy

Is Understanding a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Understanding is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 21 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Understanding in a Sentence

  • He has a thorough understanding of the subject.
  • She has a basic understanding of the process.
  • I hope to get a clearer understanding of the issues involved.
  • A kind and understanding teacher who often helps troubled students

Synonyms for Understanding

Antonyms for Understanding

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