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apprehend

Synonyms of apprehend in English:

verb

  • 1 the thieves were quickly apprehended
    arrest, catch, capture, seize;
    take prisoner, take into custody, detain, put in jail, put behind bars, imprison, incarcerate
    informal bag, collar, nab, nail, run in, bust, pick up, pull in
  • 2 they are slow to apprehend danger
    appreciate, recognize, discern, perceive, make out, take in, realize, grasp, understand, comprehend
    informal get the picture
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