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savvy

To understand or comprehend something. She didn't understand much about the human condition, but people's abject devotion to the pursuit of money and power—that she savvied. I intend to break into the bank and take back what's mine. Savvy?

savvy

(ˈsævi)
1. tv. & in. to understand (someone or something). (Adapted from Spanish sabe, he knows.) Do you savvy?
2. n. knowledge; know-how. I don’t have the savvy necessary to do the job.
3. mod. knowledgeable. He is one of the most savvy directors in New York.