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Sample Sentences Using
apprehend -- as in: apprehend the situation
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as in: apprehend the situation Define
to understand
  • She doesn’t yet apprehend the seriousness of the charge against her.
  • Suddenly the element of life became distinguishable, as apprehensible as electric currents, air and water, desire for happiness, earth, sky.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • Even death, Alessandro thought, would yield to beauty-if not in fact then in explanation-for the likeness of every great question could be found in forms as simple as songs, and there, if not explicable, they were at least perfectly apprehensible.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • Because they’re so easily apprehensible.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
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as in: apprehend the situation Define
to understand
as in: apprehend the criminal Define
to capture and arrest someone suspected of breaking the law
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