Definition of comprehender in US English:



  • See comprehend

    • ‘The value of RT as an intervention for poor comprehenders has been documented in many sources.’
    • ‘Research indicates that skilled comprehenders organize text into phrase-like units.’
    • ‘Good second-language comprehenders do not read mechanically but utilize top-down processing strategies, even when they demonstrate equal levels of L2 language proficiency as less successful comprehenders.’
    • ‘According to Wise, language ‘comprehension… demands some theory of mind, for a language comprehender must assume the perspective of a language producer in order to understand what he is telling her.’’
    • ‘Thus uttering ‘uh’ is certainly a choice on the part of the speaker, and it also has communicative consequences, but it need not be a choice with the comprehender's needs in mind.’