To take or seize (a person) by legal process; to arrest. (verb)
To take hold of with the understanding, that is, to conceive in the mind; to become cognizant of; to understand; to recognize; to consider. (verb)
To anticipate; esp., to anticipate with anxiety, dread, or fear; to fear. (verb)
To think, believe, or be of opinion; to understand; to suppose. (verb)
To be apprehensive; to fear. (verb)
Examples of word apprehend
The central concept I want them to apprehend is the connection between the manner in which God created us, and His will that we participate in the life of the Trinity through grace.
 I wish, however, to march on solid ground; and the only tender place I as yet apprehend, is contained in that sentence of Robert's letter to you, where he says — 'I took the manuscript of the Farmer's Boy to your
How can we be happy when the most important this we apprehend is left to one side by the prevailing Metaphysics?
The writer's object, we apprehend, is to sketch the habits and manners of both Northern and
Let your readers determine from my statement whether the charge of cruelty can he established: -- The rations which I saw distributed to the prisoners were in every respect the same as those issued to the Southern soldier; possibly the former may get more fresh meat, and that, I apprehend, is scarcely a ground for objection.