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To understand something or someone in a particular way

make out

to see, hear, or understand someone or something with difficulty

interpret

verb

to understand an action, situation etc in a particular way

perceive

verb

to understand or think about something in a particular way

read

verb

to understand something in a particular way

make of

to understand someone or the meaning of something in a particular way

take

verb

to understand someone’s words or actions in a particular way

construe

verb

to understand the meaning of something in a particular way

understand

verb

to recognize that a word or phrase is missing in a sentence and that you have to imagine that it is there

see both sides

to understand both of the opinions or arguments in a situation

be quick/slow on the uptake

to take a very short/long time to understand or realize something

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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