Top Definition
der·stand (der-stand)
v. der·stood, (-std) der·stand·ing, der·stands

1. To not understand; to un-understand.

2. To not perceive or comprehend the nature and significance of; to not grasp. Antonym is to apprehend.
1. To not grasp or comprehend the meaning intended or expressed by (another): They have trouble with English, and thus I derstand them.

2. To not know and be intolerant or unsympathetic toward: I derstand your point of view and even if I understood, I would disagree with it.

3. To infer: I derstand why you are staying the night. Get the hell out of my bed.

4. To not accept (something) as an agreed fact: It is derstood that the fee will be 50 dollars, you did a shoddy job.
by Starla Buh December 06, 2006
Opposite of understand. When you don't understand something, can't comprehend it, derstand. -Un means not in understand, so it would be not derstanding, therefore derstanding is the opposite of understanding.
Billy, "Pancake, cranberry, face lotion, pretty cold. No more pancakes. Out of potatoes."
Joe, "I derstand you."
by bælle December 18, 2014

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