Definitions For Apprehend


  • Get the meaning of something
  • Take into custody
  • Anticipate with dread or anxiety
  • To arrest (someone) for a crime : to catch (a criminal or suspect)
  • To notice and understand (something)

Is Apprehend a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Apprehend is worth 17 points in Scrabble and 19 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Apprehend in a Sentence

  • Within hours, police had apprehended the thief.
  • Subtle differences that are difficult to apprehend

Synonyms for Apprehend

Antonyms for Apprehend

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