comprender

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Interlingua[edit]

Verb[edit]

comprender

  1. to understand

Conjugation[edit]

Present: comprende
Past: comprendeva
Future: comprendera
Conditional: comprenderea
Present participle: comprendente
Past participle: comprendite
Imperative: comprende

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese, inherited from Latin comprendere, variant of comprehendere. Replaced by the more learned form compreender.

Verb[edit]

comprender (first-person singular present comprendo, first-person singular preterite comprendi, past participle comprendido)

  1. Obsolete spelling of compreender, now an occasional misspelling

Conjugation[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish, inherited from Latin comprendere, variant of comprehendere, present active infinitive of comprehendō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kompɾenˈdeɾ/ [kõm.pɾẽn̪ˈd̪eɾ]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɾ
  • Hyphenation: com‧pren‧der

Verb[edit]

comprender (first-person singular present comprendo, first-person singular preterite comprendí, past participle comprendido)

  1. to understand, to comprehend
    Synonym: entender
  2. to comprise; to include
    • 2016 September 30, “Exguerrillero de las FARC reveló rutas de la droga en Ecuador en entrevista con CNN”, in El Universo[1]:
      El guerrillero fue reclutado a la fuerza por las FARC -dijo- para cuidar del cristalizadero de la zona comprendida entre el río Cuembí, en la frontera entre Colombia y Ecuador, y el sitio llamado Bellavista, ubicado en una zona mayormente del territorio ecuatoriano.
      The guerrilla was forcibly recruited by the FARC, he said, to take care of the coke lab in the area included between the Cuembí River, on the border between Colombia and Ecuador, and the site called Bellavista, located in an area mostly from the Ecuadorian territory.

Conjugation[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]