Definitions for "Apprehend"
To anticipate; esp., to anticipate with anxiety, dread, or fear; to fear.
To be apprehensive; to fear.
anticipate with dread or anxiety
To take or seize; to take hold of.
Hence: To take or seize (a person) by legal process; to arrest; as, to apprehend a criminal.
take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
To take hold of with the understanding, that is, to conceive in the mind; to become cognizant of; to understand; to recognize; to consider.
To think, believe, or be of opinion; to understand; to suppose.
To apprehend an object means to hold or grasp an object. Apprehending an object is not synonymous with perceiving an object. Some minds perceive objects but do not apprehend them. For example our eye awareness apprehending this page perceives an inherently existent page but does not apprehend it. Because it perceives the page to be inherently existent it is a mistaken awareness, but because it does not apprehend an inherently existent page it is not a wrong awareness. Wrong awarenesses not only perceive their wrong objects but also apprehend them.
Keywords:  certainty, know, learn
To know or learn with certainty.
get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
Keywords:  prisoner, law, name, person
To make a prisoner of (a person) in the name of the law.