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apprehend

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishapprehendap‧pre‧hend /ˌæprɪˈhend/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 formalCATCH if the police apprehend a criminal, they catch him or her syn arrest 🔊 The police have failed to apprehend the culprits.see thesaurus at catch2 old-fashioned to understand something 🔊 They were slow to apprehend the danger.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
apprehendBut agents say that the longer the immigrants are on foot, the greater the chance of them being apprehended.I would have a certain amount to lose in terms of reputation were I to be apprehended.William Swain lived out the tensions that Jody only dimly apprehends.The two men were later apprehended after they robbed another store.Talk of molecules does not undermine the reality of consciously apprehended beauty and meaning.Not that the organs of perception apprehended it at the time.Agents at the Interstate 8 station apprehended more than 3,100 undocumented workers.After several days however, with nobody apprehended, the papers indulged in a little poetic licence.
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Verb table
apprehend
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyapprehend
he, she, itapprehends
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyapprehended
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave apprehended
he, she, ithas apprehended
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad apprehended
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill apprehend
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have apprehended
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam apprehending
he, she, itis apprehending
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you, we, theyare apprehending
Past
I, he, she, itwas apprehending
you, we, theywere apprehending
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been apprehending
he, she, ithas been apprehending
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been apprehending
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be apprehending
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been apprehending
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