[kom-pri-hen-shuh n] /ˌkɒm prɪˈhɛn ʃən/
the act or process of .
the state of being .
perception or understanding:
His comprehension of physics is amazing for a young student.
capacity of the mind to perceive and understand; power to grasp ideas; ability to know.
Logic. the connotation of a term.
the act or capacity of understanding
the state of including or comprising something; comprehensiveness
(education) an exercise consisting of a previously unseen passage of text with related questions, designed to test a student’s understanding esp of a foreign language
(logic, obsolete) the attributes implied by a given concept or term; connotation
mid-15c., from Middle French comprehénsion (15c.), from Latin comprehensionem (nominative comprehensio) “a seizing, laying hold of, arrest,” figuratively “perception, comprehension,” noun of action from past participle stem of comprehendere (see comprehend). In reading education, from 1921.
comprehension com·pre·hen·sion (kŏm’prĭ-hěn’shən)
[kom-pyoo-tey-shuh n] /ˌkɒm pyʊˈteɪ ʃən/ noun 1. an act, process, or method of ; calculation. 2. a result of . 3. the amount . /ˌkɒmpjʊˈteɪʃən/ noun 1. a calculation involving numbers or quantities n. early 15c., from Middle French computation, from Latin computationem (nominative computatio), noun of action from past participle stem of computare “to […]
[mis-kuh n-seev] /ˌmɪs kənˈsiv/ verb (used with or without object), misconceived, misconceiving. 1. to or interpret wrongly; misunderstand. /ˌmɪskənˈsiːv/ verb 1. to have the wrong idea; fail to understand v. late 14c., “to have a wrong notion of;” see mis- (1) + conceive. Related: Misconceived; misconceiving.
[mis-al-uh-keyt] /mɪsˈæl əˌkeɪt/ verb (used with object), misallocated, misallocating. 1. to mistakenly or improperly: to misallocate resources.
[mis-uh-lahy-uh ns] /ˌmɪs əˈlaɪ əns/ noun 1. an improper or incompatible association, especially in marriage; mésalliance. /ˌmɪsəˈlaɪəns/ noun 1. an unsuitable alliance or marriage