Synonyms for understood

Synonyms for (adjective) understood

Synonyms: understood, tacit, silent

Definition: implied by or inferred from actions or statements

Usage: gave silent consent; a tacit agreement; the understood provisos of a custody agreement

Similar words: implicit, inexplicit

Definition: implied though not directly expressed; inherent in the nature of something

Usage: an implicit agreement not to raise the subject; there was implicit criticism in his voice; anger was implicit in the argument; the oak is implicit in the acorn


Synonyms: understood

Definition: fully apprehended as to purport or meaning or explanation

Usage: the understood conditions of troop withdrawal were clear

Similar words: comprehended, appreciated, apprehended

Definition: fully understood or grasped

Usage: dangers not yet appreciated; these apprehended truths; a thing comprehended is a thing known as fully as it can be known


Similar words: taken, interpreted

Definition: understood in a certain way; made sense of

Usage: a word taken literally; a smile taken as consent; an open door interpreted as an invitation