Associations to the word «Apprehend»

Wiktionary

APPREHEND, verb. (transitive) (archaic) To take or seize; to take hold of.
APPREHEND, verb. (transitive) To take or seize (a person) by legal process; to arrest.
APPREHEND, verb. (transitive) To take hold of with the understanding, that is, to conceive in the mind; to become cognizant of; to understand; to recognize; to consider.
APPREHEND, verb. (transitive) To anticipate; especially, to anticipate with anxiety, dread, or fear; to fear.
APPREHEND, verb. (intransitive) To think, believe, or be of opinion; to understand; to suppose.
APPREHEND, verb. (intransitive) To be apprehensive; to fear.

Dictionary definition

APPREHEND, verb. Get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?".
APPREHEND, verb. Take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals".
APPREHEND, verb. Anticipate with dread or anxiety.

Wise words

False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
Socrates