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Comprehend vs Aware - What's the difference?

comprehend | aware |

As a verb comprehend

is .

As a noun aware is

avar.

comprehend

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • * 1596 , (Edmund Spenser), The Faerie Queene , IV.1:
  • And lothly mouth, unmeete a mouth to bee, / That nought but gall and venim comprehended […].
  • * 1776 , (Edward Gibbon), The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire , Penguin 2009, p. 9:
  • In the second century of the Christian Æra, the empire of Rome comprehended the fairest part of the earth, and the most civilized portion of mankind.
  • To understand or grasp fully and thoroughly.
  • aware

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Vigilant or on one's guard against danger or difficulty.
  • Conscious or having knowledge of something.
  • * , chapter=7
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=“[…] This is Mr. Churchill, who, as you are aware , is good enough to come to us for his diaconate, and, as we hope, for much longer; and being a gentleman of independent means, he declines to take any payment.” Saying this Walden rubbed his hands together and smiled contentedly.}}

    Synonyms

    * (sense, on one's guard) wary, watchful, sensitive, alert, attentive, observant * (conscious of something) apprised, informed, cognizant, conscious, mindful

    Antonyms

    * unaware

    Derived terms

    * awareness * unaware