understood Definition

past participle of understand.

Using understood: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "understood" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    He understood the instructions clearly.

  • Example

    The message was understood by everyone in the room.

  • Example

    It is understood that she will be taking over the project.

  • Example

    The rules of the game are well understood by all players.


Summary: understood in Brief

'Understood' [ˌʌndərˈstʊd] is the past participle of 'understand,' which means to comprehend or grasp the meaning of something. It is often used to indicate that a message or instruction has been received and comprehended, as in 'The message was understood by everyone in the room.'

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