apprehend
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apprehend(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to arrest)
a. detener
The officer apprehended the man without a struggle.El agente detuvo al hombre sin que este opusiera resistencia.
b. aprehender
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
We shall track down and apprehend whoever was guilty of this cowardly act.Vamos a encontrar y aprehender a quienquiera que sea el culpable de este acto cobarde.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to understand)
a. comprender
My mind exerted itself to apprehend the meaning of his words, but to no avail.Mi mente se esforzaba por comprender el significado de sus palabras sin conseguirlo.
b. aprehender
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
Only now was I beginning to apprehend the magnitude of the task before me.Recién empezaba a aprehender la magnitud de la tarea a la que me enfrentaba.
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to perceive)
a. percibir
A child apprehends the world in a different way to adults.Los niños perciben el mundo de manera distinta que los adultos.
4.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to anticipate fearfully)
a. temer
We can say with certainty that the victim did not at any time apprehend violence against his person.Tenemos la certeza de que la víctima no temió en ningún momento que se produjera violencia contra su persona.
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apprehend
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (arrest)
a. detener, aprehender
2. (formal)
a. aprehender, comprender (understand)
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apprehend [ˌæprɪˈhend]
transitive verb
1 (arrest) detener; aprehender
2 (understand) comprender
3 (fear) recelar; recelar de
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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