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apprehend
used in The Fountainhead

2 uses
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Definition
to understand or perceive (see or become aware of)
  • Wynand thought that this was the way he liked to apprehend space and time: through the power of his yacht, through the tan of Roark's skin or the sunbrown of his own arms folded before him on the rail.
    4.11 — Part 4 Chapter 11 (3% in)
apprehend = understand
  • The next incident of reality Toohey apprehended was his own hand dropping down on the typewriter keys: he heard the metal cough of the levers tangling and striking together, and the small jump of the carriage.
    4.19 — Part 4 Chapter 19 (41% in)
apprehended = understood
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