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Overview of verb apprehend

The verb apprehend has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) grok, get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehend

(get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?")

2. (1) collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab, cop

(take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals")

3. apprehend, quail at

(anticipate with dread or anxiety)

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