1 know and comprehend the nature or meaning of; "She did not understand her husband"; "I understand what she means"
2 perceive (an idea or situation) mentally; "Now I see!"; "I just can't see your point"; "Does she realize how important this decision is?"; "I don't understand the idea" [syn: realize, realise, see]
3 make sense of a language; "She understands French"; "Can you read Greek?" [syn: read, interpret, translate]
4 believe to be the case; "I understand you have no previous experience?" [syn: infer]
5 be understanding of; "You don't need to explain--I understand!" [syn: sympathize, sympathise, empathize, empathise] [also: understood]
- , /ˌʌn.də(r)ˈstænd/, /%Vnd@(r)"st
Understand is a commercial static code analysis software tool produced by SciTools. It is primarily used to reverse engineer, automatically document, and calculate code metrics for projects with large code-bases.
Understand works through an IDE designed to help maintain and understand old and new code using detailed cross references and a variety of graphical views.
Understand parses Ada 83, Ada 95, FORTRAN 77, FORTRAN 90, FORTRAN 95, Jovial, K&R C, ANSI C and C++, Delphi, and Java source code. Versions of Understand are provided for Windows, Linux, Solaris, HP-UX and SGI IRIX.
In Sept 2007 Lattix announced the latest version of their Matrix software would integrate with Understand.
See alsoList of tools for static code analysis
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