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apprehend
used in Great Expectations

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
apprehend the situation
Definition
to understand or perceive (see or become aware of)
  • When she was dead, I apprehend he first told his daughter what he had done, and then the son became a part of the family, residing in the house you are acquainted with.
    Chapter 22 (34% in)
apprehend = understand
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2  —1 use as in:
apprehend the criminal
Definition
to capture and arrest someone suspected of breaking the law
  • I apprehend that man, and call upon him to surrender, and you to assist.
    Chapter 54 (75% in)

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