Antonyms for understood

expressed, misunderstood, ununderstood, ungrasped, uncomprehended, undigested, explicit.

Quotes of understood

  1. The triple is the most exciting play in baseball. Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood why fans are so obsessed with them. – Hank Aaron
  2. Wizards was my homage to Tolkien in the American idiom. I had read Tolkien, understood Tolkien, and wanted to do a sort of fantasy for American kids, and that was Wizards. – Ralph Bakshi
  3. Your voice is your tool and represents you. It's very important to have a good voice where you can be understood – Jacqueline Bisset
  4. Crystals grew inside rock like arithmetic flowers. They lengthened and spread, added plane to plane in an awed and perfect obedience to an absolute geometry that even stones- maybe only the stones- understood – Annie Dillard
  5. I never understood why the metal heads in my school hated the punks. – Trevor Dunn
  6. Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood – T. S. Eliot
  7. How man evolved with such an incredible reservoir of talent and such fantastic diversity isn't completely understood he knows so little and has nothing to measure himself against. – Edward T. Hall
  8. A writer who is in a hurry to be understood today or tomorrow runs the danger of being misunderstood the day after tomorrow. – Johann G. Hamann
  9. Speech sounds cannot be understood delimited, classified and explained except in the light of the tasks which they perform in language. – Roman Jakobson
  10. Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood – Helen Keller
  11. I became interested in making books, starting about 1965, when I did the Serial Project #1, deciding that I needed a small book to show how the work could be understood and how the system worked. – Sol LeWitt
  12. I spend my happiest hours in reading Vedantic books. They are to me like the light of the morning, like the pure air of the mountains- so simple, so true, if once understood – Max Muller
  13. As in an explosion, I would erupt with all the wonderful things I saw and understood in this world. – Boris Pasternak
  14. Whenever a theory appears to you as the only possible one, take this as a sign that you have neither understood the theory nor the problem which it was intended to solve. – Karl Popper
  15. Write to be understood speak to be heard, read to grow. – Lawrence Clark Powell

Usage examples for understood

  1. How little he understood her! – The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey
  2. I wish she understood herself half as well as I understand her! – Marm Lisa by Kate Douglas Wiggin
  3. Still, they understood each other. – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  4. That was what I understood you to say. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  5. He felt that she understood something. – The Purple Parasol by George Barr McCutcheon
  6. But he soon understood and smiled again. – A Mysterious Disappearance by Gordon Holmes
  7. Thornton nodded that he understood and together they left the cabin. – Six Feet Four by Jackson Gregory
  8. He had not understood poor fellow- men never did. – Jane Oglander by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  9. MacKelvey heard and understood – The Short Cut by Jackson Gregory
  10. I noticed you understood it all. – Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale by Ida Glenwood
  11. And I never really understood how great till I saw Claude go across the stage just now. – The Way of Ambition by Robert Hichens
  12. And he understood that the thing had been done, that there was no going back of it. – The Guest of Quesnay by Booth Tarkington
  13. This they had understood – In the Brooding Wild by Ridgwell Cullum
  14. Which of us he understood the better, I do not know. – I Walked in Arden by Jack Crawford
  15. Yes, he understood he understood – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  16. He was a good master: perhaps he was none the less liked because it was pretty well understood that he meant to be master. – Macleod of Dare by William Black
  17. I never quite understood why that was, but they do. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  18. I said that I understood – The Nest, The White Pagoda, The Suicide, A Forsaken Temple, Miss Jones and The Masterpiece by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  19. Ruth, being a woman, understood something of this. – Youth Challenges by Clarence B Kelland
  20. When Peter had heard this letter, he understood that there was no more to be said, and he said it. – 100%: The Story of a Patriot by Upton Sinclair

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