Translation of "apprehend" - English-Spanish dictionary

apprehend

verb uk /ˌæp.rɪˈhend/ us formal

to catch and arrest someone who has not obeyed the law

detener
The police have finally apprehended the killer.

(Translation of “apprehend” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

apprehend

verb /apriˈhend/

(formal) to arrest

detener
The police apprehended the thief.

(old-fashioned) to understand

comprender, percibir, captar
They need to apprehend the risks involved in this course of action.
apprehension /-ʃən/ noun

fear

aprensión
She was waiting for her test results with considerable apprehension.

(old-fashioned) understanding

comprensión, percepción
At the time, we had little apprehension of the danger that lay ahead.
apprehensive /-siv/ adjective

anxious; worried

aprensivo
He had an apprehensive expression on his face.
apprehensively adverb

aprensivamente
Tim glanced apprehensively behind him.
apprehensiveness noun

aprensión
He could sense the apprehensiveness of the passengers.

(Translation of “apprehend” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)