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Synonyms for savvy
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  1. savvyadjective


  2. savvyinterjection

    Do you understand?


Princeton's WordNet

  1. understanding, apprehension, discernment, savvyverb

    the cognitive condition of someone who understands

    "he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect"

    sympathy, judgement, intellect, collar, perceptiveness, dread, discernment, appreciation, misgiving, taste, catch, sagaciousness, judgment, pinch, discretion, reason, apprehension, understanding, agreement, taking into custody, arrest, sagacity, apprehensiveness

  2. grok, get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehendverb

    get the meaning of something

    "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"

    quail at, compass, delve, embrace, toil, grind, dig, nail, drudge, moil, encompass, dig up, arrest, jab, poke, cut into, nab, collar, grasp, prod, travail, labour, get the picture, hollow, stab, apprehend, cop, hold on, comprehend, turn over, excavate, pick up, perceive, cover, labor, grok, circumnavigate, dig out

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. savvynoun

    understanding, comprehension

  2. savvyverb

    (Slang) understand, comprehend

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  1. Penelope Good:

    Business is booming, it's surprising how savvy the parents are, with the Internet and everything, they know that the over-the-counter stuff is not going to work.

  2. Kay Quirk:

    I'm not the most savvy social media person. I'm learning, my intent is to share my message about Sen. Cruz. I just pick different issues. It might be immigration, it might be his five for freedom plan, it might be about the Constitution, and I try to tweet out facts to pull people in. Something that may strike a note with them, whether it be Common Core, abortion rights, you know, just the Constitution, gun rights. I try and get an interest to get people to come and look at Sen. Cruz and see what it is that I'm talking about.

  3. Yanzhong Huang:

    Even before this investigation, top officials from both sides have been very polarised in their opinions on the origins of the outbreak, they will have to be politically savvy and draw conclusions that are acceptable to all the major parties.

  4. Duncan Rolph:

    They are technologically savvy, and the technology that is available to them has brought (business) start-up costs down dramatically.

  5. Donald Trump:

    So Vladimir Putin is now saying,' It's independent,' a large section of Ukraine. I said,' How smart is that ?' And he's going to go in and be a peacekeeper. That's the strongest peace force, we could use that on our southern border. That's the strongest peace force I've ever seen. ... Here's a guy who's very savvy. ... I know him very well. Very, very well.

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