Comprehension (noun)

  1. The ability to understand something.
  2. The ability to grasp the meaning of something.


From the latin word "comprehensio" meaning "grasping" or "understanding".


  1. Reading comprehension is an important skill for students.
  2. The teacher checked the students' comprehension of the material.
  3. He had a good comprehension of the subject.
  4. The lecture was designed to improve the audience's comprehension.
  5. The test was designed to measure comprehension of the material.
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