apprehend

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apprehend /ˌæprɪˈhɛnd/ verb
apprehends; apprehended; apprehending
apprehend
/ˌæprɪˈhɛnd/
verb
apprehends; apprehended; apprehending
Learner's definition of APPREHEND
[+ object] formal
of police : to arrest (someone) for a crime : to catch (a criminal or suspect)
somewhat old-fashioned : to notice and understand (something) : perceive