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TOEFL vocabulary: apprehend

Definition of apprehend (verb) - to catch; to anticipate; to arrest; to understand; to conceive

Apprehended; Apprehended; Apprehending

Example sentences with this word:
  • Roses and orchids are too obviously beautiful, and so they lack this remnant of grace: maybe, if there is any harmony left for us to discover, maybe we shall as soon apprehend it in dog shit or an old man's spittle, sizzling on the grate.

Appears in following categories: TOEFL, SAT, GRE