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apprehended

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

taken and held prisoner
  • an apprehended crime lord who can easily post the million-dollar bail

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apprehended

verb
past tense of apprehend

Synonyms & Antonyms of apprehended (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to have a clear idea of
  • do you apprehend the importance of this discovery?

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2 to take or keep under one's control by authority of law
  • the agency charged with apprehending criminals who have violated federal law

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“Apprehended.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/apprehended. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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