adverb see understanding II

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  • Understandingly — Un der*stand ing*ly, adv. In an understanding manner; intelligibly; with full knowledge or comprehension; intelligently; as, to vote upon a question understandingly; to act or judge understandingly. [1913 Webster] The gospel may be neglected, but …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • understandingly — adverb In an understanding manner<!other wording. Garcias ab Horto writes of one whom he saw at Goa in the East Indies, that took ten drams of opium in three days; and yet consulto loquebatur, spake understandingly [...] …   Wiktionary

  • understandingly — adv. Understandingly is used with these verbs: ↑nod …   Collocations dictionary

  • understandingly — understanding ► NOUN 1) the ability to understand something. 2) the power of abstract thought; intellect. 3) an individual s perception or judgement of a situation. 4) sympathetic awareness or tolerance. 5) an informal or unspoken agreement or… …   English terms dictionary

  • understandingly — adverb with understanding (Freq. 2) she nodded understandingly • Derived from adjective: ↑understanding …   Useful english dictionary

  • understandingly — See understanding. * * * …   Universalium

  • understandingly — adv. with understanding, with comprehension, in an understanding manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • understandingly — ad. Intelligibly, intelligently, with full knowledge, with the eyes open …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • understandingly — un·der·stand·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • understanding — understandingly, adv. /un deuhr stan ding/, n. 1. mental process of a person who comprehends; comprehension; personal interpretation: My understanding of the word does not agree with yours. 2. intellectual faculties; intelligence; mind: a quick… …   Universalium

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