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Synonyms of apprehend

Verb


1. grok, get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehend, understand

usage: get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"

2. collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab, cop, seize, prehend, clutch

usage: take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"

3. apprehend, quail at, anticipate, look for, look to

usage: anticipate with dread or anxiety

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