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Pronunciation: (ap"ri-hend'), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/apprehend.html on line 73 [key]
v.t.
1. to take into custody; arrest by legal warrant or authority: The police apprehended the burglars.
2. to grasp the meaning of; understand, esp. intuitively; perceive.
3. to expect with anxiety, suspicion, or fear; anticipate: apprehending violence.

v.i.
1. to understand.
2. to be apprehensive, suspicious, or fearful; fear.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/apprehend.html on line 130 apprehend (Thesaurus)

 

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