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apprehend
as in:  apprehend the criminal


Police are determined to apprehend the murderer.
  to capture and arrest someone suspected of breaking the law
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apprehend apprehended apprehending
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Memory aid:  It might help you to remember both senses of apprehend if you think of it as "to get".
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  • Police are determined to apprehend the murderer.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   apprehend [4] , apprehensive [1] , apprehension [2] , apprehension [2] , apprehension [2]
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