grok, get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehend(verb)
get the meaning of something
"Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
quail at, compass, delve, embrace, toil, grind, dig, nail, drudge, moil, encompass, dig up, arrest, jab, poke, cut into, nab, collar, grasp, prod, travail, labour, get the picture, hollow, stab, cop, hold on, comprehend, turn over, excavate, pick up, perceive, cover, savvy, labor, grok, circumnavigate, dig out
collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab, cop(verb)
take into custody
"the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
quail at, cop, uplift, peck, hook, savvy, hear, complete, get, dig, percolate, hold back, nail, glom, nail down, pass with flying colors, perk up, smash, arrest, gather up, get word, nab, snitch, boom, call for, see, find out, turn back, grasp, perk, halt, gain vigor, knock off, ace, compass, receive, sweep through, stop, sail through, get the picture, pinpoint, collar, turn around, get a line, comprehend, lift up, peg, intoxicate, pick up, breeze through, contain, elate, catch, thieve, blast, grok, learn, get wind, hold, collect, discover, check
apprehend, quail at(verb)
anticipate with dread or anxiety
To take or seize; to take hold of.
To take or seize (a person) by legal process; to arrest.
to apprehend a criminal.
To take hold of with the understanding, that is, to conceive in the mind; to become cognizant of; to understand; to recognize; to consider.
To anticipate; esp., to anticipate with anxiety, dread, or fear; to fear.
To think, believe, or be of opinion; to understand; to suppose.
To be apprehensive; to fear.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To anticipate may be either to take before in fact or to take before in thought; in the former sense it is allied with prevent; in the latter, with the synonyms above given. This is coming to be the prevalent and favorite use. We expect that which we have good reason to believe will happen; as, a boy expects to grow to manhood. We hope for that which we much desire and somewhat expect. We apprehend what we both expect and fear. Anticipate is commonly used now, like foretaste, of that which we expect both with confidence and pleasure. In this use it is a stronger word than hope, where often "the wish is father to the thought." I hope for a visit from my friend, tho I have no word from him; I expect it when he writes that he is coming; and as the time draws near I anticipate it with pleasure. Compare ABIDE; PREVENT.
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How to use apprehend in a sentence?
I thank the officers who bravely responded to apprehend the suspect, and I assure you that the state of Texas is committed to bringing this killer to justice.
This was a very proactive investigation. We had a joint task force in place along with SFPD to apprehend the suspect.
I think it was his intention to die that day, whether by his own hand or ours, i know the (Godwin) family wants closure. We would have liked to apprehend him, but that didn't happen.
They were able to apprehend the suspect in the downtown area.
The territory has been completely surrounded, the operation to apprehend and neutralize the criminals is under way.
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- задържам, арестувам, опасявам се, долавям, хващам, схващамBulgarian
- aprehendreCatalan, Valencian
- festnehmen, fangen, begreifenGerman
- comprender, captar, prender, percibir, aprehender, capturar, entender, temer, coger, detenerSpanish
- درک کردنPersian
- begrijpen, vatten, snappenDutch
- deter, prender, capturar, apreenderPortuguese
- задержать, арестоватьRussian
- aretirati, pojmiti, prijeti, bati seSlovene
- gripa, förstå, greppaSwedish
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