apprehend

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  • He then ran on the track until he was apprehended by the police.
  • The names of the nine re-apprehended men have not been made public.
  • The security guard apprehends them and tells them he has called the police.
  • The only danger she need apprehend must come through that one door. Cited from Told in a French Garden, by Mildred Aldrich
  • Three people were reported dead after the shooting and five people apprehended later.
  • When apprehended, he threw his gun away and put his hands up.
  • Through him they have come to find a new fashion of apprehending the world. Cited from Musical Portraits, by Paul Rosenfeld
  • The group was apprehended, but the rest of the country followed its example.
  • But before he can board the train, he is apprehended by the police and taken away.
  • He was later apprehended by the police and was brought back to prison.
  • He ran away from the scene to his parents' home, where he was apprehended.
  • We apprehend nothing at all; there is no reason why we should. Cited from Black and White, by Timothy Thomas Fortune
  • Later the same night they were apprehended at a nearby farm house.
  • But she failed to appear, and no effort is recorded as having been made to apprehend her. Cited from Salem Witchcraft, Volumes I and II, by Charles Upham
  • But I do not much apprehend their influence, even if I believed it. Cited from The Land We Live In, by Henry Mann
  • The teacher tells the students they should stay put and not go out until the person has been apprehended.
  • No man apprehends in his person that he can be made subject to punishment. Cited from Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. III. (of 12), by Burke
  • However, they obtained little support and were quickly apprehended by local authorities.
  • Now he seemed to apprehend something that he had not then understood. Cited from The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume IV (of 8), by Guy de Maupassant
  • He was apprehended by police five blocks away from the school campus about seven minutes later.
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Meaning of apprehend

  • verb Anticipate with dread or anxiety