Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. apprehendere,; ad, + prehendere, to lay hold of, seize; prae, before + -hendere,used only in comp.); akin to Gr. chanda`nein to hold, contain, and E. get,: cf. F. appréhender,. See Prehensile Get
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. apprehendĕre—ad, to, prehendĕre, -hensum, to lay hold of.
You have apprehended Him as your refuge; have you apprehended Him as your inward sanctity?
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
As long as we have plenty of sea room, I do not apprehend any particular danger.
"Up the River" by Oliver Optic
But see how y^e man thus apprehended by M^r.
"Bradford's History of 'Plimoth Plantation'" by William Bradford
But not a few believed that it was a precaution, less against the Spaniard than against an apprehended invasion by Essex from Ireland.
"Sir Walter Ralegh" by William Stebbing
Sometimes their cuts are neater than common listeners apprehend.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 3, July, 1851" by Various
He had long apprehended that bad weather would treble their difficulties.
"Two on the Trail" by Hulbert Footner
It is only when in the house that much damage need be apprehended.
"Mysteries of Bee-keeping Explained" by M. Quinby
Indeed, the family constantly apprehended such a visit, and it did take place in 1704.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol 3 No 3, March 1863" by Various
I apprehend dilution is a more general means of fraud.
"The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 1, April, 1851" by Various
Then the blessings of his covenant are apprehended and accepted.
"The Ordinance of Covenanting" by John Cunningham
I think I apprehend
What you would say: if you, in truth, design
To enter once more on the life thus left,
Seek not to hide that all this consciousness
Of failure is assumed!
"Paracelsus: Part III: Paracelsus" by Robert Browning
Then, apprehended right, his lays
Shall seem a hymn of prayer and praise
To purify from stain;
Shall bridge with love the severed years,
Instil the sacredness of tears,
The piety of pain.
"Poet’s Corner" by Alfred Austin
But she, who well enough knew what (Before he spoke) he would be at,
Pretended not to apprehend The mystery of what he mean'd;.
And therefore wish'd him to expound
His dark expressions, less profound.
"Hudibras: Part 3 - Canto I" by Samuel Butler
But no words can describe the beautiful scenery.
Aberfoyle must be visited in order to see,
So that the mind may apprehend its beauties around,
Which will charm the hearts of the visitors I'll be bound.
"Beautiful Aberfoyle" by William Topaz McGonagall
Huffer! quoth HUDIBRAS: this sword Shall down thy false throat craw that word.
RALPHO, make haste, and call an officer,
To apprehend this Stygian sophister,
Meanwhile I'll hold 'em at a bay,
Lest he and WHACHUM run away.
"Hudibras: Part 2 - Canto III" by Samuel Butler
When he saw the sloops sent to apprehend him,
He didn't lose his courage, but fiendishly did grin;
And told his men to cease from drinking and their tittle-tattle,
Although he had only twenty men on board, and prepare for battle.
"Captain Teach alias Black Beard" by William Topaz McGonagall
Fugitive Mitchell Walck was apprehended by police officers in Bismarck, North Dakota Tuesday morning, bringing to an end a three-day manhunt.
Wheeldon was apprehended after five months on the lam.
Huntington police said they acted on a tip Monday and apprehended a Michigan man before he attempted to rob a credit union at gunpoint.
The unidentified driver was apprehended at a bus stop near the Pentagon, authorities said.
A Youngstown woman facing felony charges for fatally striking an Austintown man with her vehicle while having more than twice the legal limit of alcohol in her system was apprehended by deputy US Marshals on Wednesday.
Carter was apprehended shortly after 9 a.m.
The Mack Alford Correctional Center says offender Jason Bales was apprehended in Hugo , Oklahoma around 10:30 Sunday morning.
Why wasn't dog-shooting suspect wearing ankle monitor immediately apprehended.
After K-9 officer Drake was shot and killed while protecting his house, questions still remain about why the suspect who was wearing a GPS tracking monitor wasn't immediately apprehended.
WASHINGTON — The House on Friday turned back an unusual coalition of liberals and conservatives and voted down legislation to reject explicitly the indefinite detention of terrorism suspects apprehended on United States soil.
US soldiers, on a mission to apprehend an alleged Haqqani network fighter they suspected of participating in a bombing that killed five Afghan police officers in January, detained his relative, but released him later.
The men were apprehended by security fairly quickly without much incident.
The alleged getaway driver was apprehended after a foot chase through the woods behind the house.
Last week the task force apprehended Philip Barr in Hardwick.
The Escambia County Sheriff's Department has apprehended an inmate who escaped from the detention center in Brewton Saturday, according to Chief Deputy Mike Lambert.
The situation at imposed ﬁxed stress can be apprehended rather simply starting from the analysis of the homogeneous case mentioned above with its two stable branches “0” and “2”.
A simple model for heterogeneous flows of yield stress fluids
Every man is apt to form his notions of things diﬃcult to be apprehended, or less familiar, from their analogy to things which are more familiar.
Exercices de style: A homotopy theory for set theory II
In such a system, no single individual is able to apprehend or understand everything.
By this time, however, most interest in PSR B0809+74 and its dr ifting-subpulse polar ization had subsided.1 Only now are we beg inning to apprehend fully the crucial role played by the orthogonal polar ization modes within dr ifting-subpulse sequences.
The difficulties are perhaps best apprehended by noting that the measurement is, 25 years later, not yet done. To make this long story short we have to dwell mainly on the details of interest to our purpose and leave out the mention of many important contributions made to the project during all these years.
The Neutrino - Its Past, Present and Future