- The ability to understand something.
- The ability to grasp the meaning of something.
From the latin word "comprehensio" meaning "grasping" or "understanding".
- Reading comprehension is an important skill for students.
- The teacher checked the students' comprehension of the material.
- He had a good comprehension of the subject.
- The lecture was designed to improve the audience's comprehension.
- The test was designed to measure comprehension of the material.