deprehend definition

  • verb:
    • To just take unawares or by surprise; to capture or seize (a criminal etc.) in act.
    • To detect; to realize; to discover.
    • To simply take unawares or by shock; to catch or seize (a criminal etc.) within the act.
    • To detect; to realize; to find out.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To just take unawares or by surprise; to seize, as people commiting an unlawful work; to catch; to apprehend.
    • To identify; to find out; to find out.
    • To take unawares or by surprise; to seize, as someone commiting an unlawful work; to get; to apprehend.
    • To detect; to find out; to find out.
  • others:
    • To catch; just take unawares or by shock; seize, as one committing an unlawful act.
    • To apprehend; find out.
    • To get; simply take unawares or by surprise; seize, as people committing an unlawful act.
    • To apprehend; learn.

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