vb. To contain; to embrace; to include; as, the states comprehended in the Austrian Empire. To take in or include by construction or implication; to comprise; to imply. To take into the mind; to grasp with the understanding; to apprehend the meaning of; to understand.
Syn. - To contain; include; embrace; comprise; enclose; grasp; embody; involve; imply; apprehend; imagine; conceive; understand. See Apprehend.