Apprehend synonyms and antonyms

ăp'rĭ-hĕnd'

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To seize (someone) with the authority of the law; to take into legal custody. [from 14th c.]
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To become aware of the intended meaning of (a person or remark, for example):
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Fathom is defined as to understand completely, or to measure the depth of something.
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To be certain or sure about.
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To be very afraid.
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Perceive is defined as to see, hear or feel something or to have an understanding of something.
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To detain is defined as to keep someone somewhere or cause someone to be unable to proceed.
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(Slang) To seize or detain.
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To shorten (a garment) or make it smaller.
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(Slang) To understand fully:
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(Colloquial, regional) To realise something; to catch on.
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To know or learn by intuition
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(Slang) To strike or bring down:
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To capture or take by trapping, snaring, or some other means:
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To have as part of something larger; encompass or include.
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To foresee is defined as to anticipate something, predict something or realize something before it occurs.
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(--- Historical) To put in legal possession of a feudal holding
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To break or tame (a horse).
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(Archaic) To go around; make a circuit of
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Grasp is defined as to have a firm hold on something.
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The definition of sense is to perceive, or be aware of something.
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(Informal, Dial.) To take legal action (against)
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(Obsolete) To confess as true; to acknowledge. [13th-17th c.]
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(Slang) To have or to have acquired an intuitive understanding of; to know (something) without having to think (such as knowing the number of objects in a collection without needing to count them: see subitize).
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(Slang) To understand; get the idea
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To arrest or catch (a felon or wrongdoer)
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To understand incorrectly, while thinking one has understood correctly.
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To see as a probable occurrence; expect:
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Recognize is defined as to identify someone or something known at an earlier time.
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(Intransitive) To represent; to make (something) appear to be true. [from 17th c.]
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To reproduce convincingly.
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To perceive and recognize the meaning of
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To consider probable; expect:
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(Intransitive, followed by infinitive) To be able, permitted (to do something); to have the opportunity (to do something).
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To make sure; take care:
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To view means to look at.
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Lose is defined as to wind up without something or to fail in a competition.
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catch and arrest
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To point out (a person's behaviour, habits, or actions) in a critical manner.
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(Horticulture) To cut shoots or buds of a plant in order to shape the plant, or to improve its yield.
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To take into custody as a prisoner
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(Archaic) To see; look at; descry
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To understand as having a certain meaning
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To put in words; couch; express
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To come or go after; proceed behind:
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(Transgenderism) To recognise (someone) as being transgender.
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To be aware of; sense:
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anticipate with dread or anxiety
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To arrest
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