Talk:understand

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Sense: to apply values[edit]

I don't understand the definition "to apply values (axioms)". Could we have an example, please? Ortonmc 04:19, 8 Mar 2004 (UTC)

"To apply values (axioms)" is not understandable... Some meanings are missing (for example "to show a sympathetic or tolerant attitude toward something"), but I think this jargon should be removed. 13 Mar 2004 Aulis Eskola

Sense:To believe based on information[edit]

I think the definition, "To believe based on information," may have led to some confusion. For example the Japanese 信じる has been offered as a translation but I've never witnessed an overlap in the meanings of 信じる and 'understand.' 219.176.20.5 10:26, 7 April 2009 (UTC)

I believe that in the sentence, "I understand that you have information for me", 信じる seems to have the right meaning. —Stephen 13:00, 7 April 2009 (UTC)

RFD[edit]

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understand

Rfd-sense: To apply values (axioms).

I don't understand the definition, or in any case how it related to "to understand". It was added by an anon in diff, on 8 March 2004. My take is delete, unless someone can convincingly argue otherwise. --Dan Polansky 16:54, 23 October 2011 (UTC)

Perhaps the sense in "How do you understand X?" is meant. That sentence sometimes means something like "What values or axioms do you bring to the table when you comprehend X?" — but the "What values or axioms" part of it is in the word "How", not in the word "understand". Anyway, this belongs at RFV, no?​—msh210 (talk) 17:28, 23 October 2011 (UTC)
I'd be happier with an RFV, where I expect it to fail as a mistake. Mglovesfun (talk) 12:47, 24 October 2011 (UTC)
Move to RfV or keep it here and get it cited. DCDuring TALK 18:03, 24 October 2011 (UTC)
Since most comments are for moving to RFV I’ll close this and move it there. — Ungoliant (Falai) 20:42, 12 August 2012 (UTC)


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(Moved from RFD) Rfv-sense: To apply values (axioms). — Ungoliant (Falai) 20:44, 12 August 2012 (UTC)

Removed for now. - -sche (discuss) 00:39, 15 October 2012 (UTC)


WASP3[edit]

Italian where WASP3 (talk) 10:44, 6 August 2013 (UTC)