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Apprehend

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  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: No

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Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Apprehend

APPREHEND', verb transitive [Latin apprehendo, of ad and prehendo, to take or seize.]

1. To take or seize; to take hold of. In this literal sense, it is applied chiefly to taking or arresting persons by legal process, or with a view to trial; as to apprehend a thief.

2. To take with the understanding, that is, to conceive in the mind; to understand, without passing a judgment, or making an inference.

I apprehend not why so many and various laws are given.

3. To think; to believe or be of opinion, but without positive certainty; as, all this is true, but we apprehend it is not to the purpose.

Notwithstanding this declaration, we do not apprehend that we are guilty of presumption.

4. To fear; to entertain suspicion or fear of future evil; as, we apprehend calamities from a feeble or wicked administration.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Apprehended

APPREHEND'ED, participle passive Taken; seized; arrested; conceived; understood; feared.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Apprehender

APPREHEND'ER, noun One who takes; one who conceives in his mind; one who fears.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Apprehending

APPREHEND'ING, participle present tense Seizing; taking; conceiving; understanding; fearing.