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apprehends

verb
present tense third-person singular of apprehend

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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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“Apprehends.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/apprehends. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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