The quality or condition of one who understands; comprehension. The faculty by which one understands; intelligence. See Synonyms at reason. Individual or specified judgment or outlook; opinion. A compact implicit between two or more people or groups. The matter implicit in such a compact. A reconciliation of differences; a state of agreement: They finally reached an understanding. A disposition to appreciate or share the feelings and thoughts of others; sympathy. Characterized by or having comprehension, good sense, or discernment. Compassionate; sympathetic.