transitive verb

obsolete : seize, capture
obsolete : to take by surprise
obsolete : perceive, detect
deprehension noun
plural -s

Word History


Latin deprehendere, from de- + prehendere to lay hold of, seize

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“Deprehend.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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