Definition of apprehend Pronunciation
Verb
1. To take or seize; to take hold of.
2. To take or seize (a person) by legal process; to arrest.
To apprehend a criminal.
3. To take hold of with the understanding, that is, to conceive in the mind; to become cognizant of; to understand; to recognize; to consider.
4. To anticipate; especially, to anticipate with anxiety, dread, or fear; to fear.
5. To think, believe, or be of opinion; to understand; to suppose.
6. To be apprehensive; to fear.
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English - English - apprehend Pronunciation
v. be afraid; catch, arrest; understand, conceive; anticipate
English - Spanish - apprehend Pronunciation
v. entender, comprender; aprehender, arrestar, atrapar, capturar, esperar con aprehensión, temer; tener miedo; captar, percibir
English - French - apprehend Pronunciation
v. appréhender; saisir; se saisir de
English - German - apprehend Pronunciation
v. ängstlich sein; verhaften; schnappen
English - Italian - apprehend Pronunciation
v. arrestare; comprendere, capire; temere, paventare
English - Portuguese - apprehend Pronunciation
v. apreender; compreender; tomar; agarrar
English - Russian - apprehend Pronunciation
г. предчувствовать, ожидать, опасаться; арестовывать, задерживать, схватывать; постигать, понимать
English - Turkish - apprehend Pronunciation
f. anlamak, kavramak; tutuklamak; korkuyla beklemek, endişe etmek
English - Albanian - apprehend Pronunciation
v. kuptoj, druaj, kap
English - Dutch - apprehend Pronunciation
ww. vrezen; gevangen nemen, vatten
English - Greek - apprehend Pronunciation
ρήμ. αντιλαμβάνομαι, καταλαίνω, συλλαμβάνω, φοβάμαι
English - Chinese - apprehend Pronunciation
(动) 忧虑, 逮捕, 理解; 担忧; 领会, 理解
English - Chinese - apprehend Pronunciation
(動) 憂慮, 逮捕, 理解; 擔憂; 領會, 理解
English - Japanese - apprehend Pronunciation
(動) 逮捕する; 感づく; 理解する
English - Korean - apprehend Pronunciation
동. 우려하다; 체포하다; 깨닫다; 예상하다
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Synonyms for apprehend
1. catch: capture, detain, arrest, seize
2. comprehend: perceive, understand, recognise, recognize, appreciate, grasp, see, follow
3. be afraid: mistrust, distrust, dread, fear
Verb forms for apprehend
Present participle: apprehending
Present: apprehend (3.person: apprehends)
Past: apprehended
Future: will apprehend
Present conditional: would apprehend
Present Perfect: have apprehended (3.person: has apprehended)
Past Perfect: had apprehended
Future Perfect: will have apprehended
Past conditional: would have apprehended