Synonyms for Apprehending:
getting, Collaring, catching, taking, winning, Securing, Snaring, seizing, arresting, Gaining, Capturing, Achieving, abducting, Obtaining, Occupying, Snatching.
Dreading, assuming, Envisaging, envisioning, Deducing, Expecting, Awaiting, Presuming, Foreknowing, Inferring, foreseeing, foreboding, Contemplating, Imagining, gathering, Anticipating, Suspecting, Presupposing, Surmising.
Usage examples for Apprehending
The Parliament did not relish this ensnaring discourse, and because they were exasperated by the Court's apprehending some of the members of the Grand Council, they thought of nothing but justifying and supporting their decree of union by finding out precedents, which they accordingly met with in the registers, and were going to consider how to put it in execution when one of the Secretaries of State came to the bar of the house, and put into the hands of the King's Council a decree of the Supreme Council which, in very truculent terms, annulled that of the union. – The Memoirs of Cardinal de Retz, Complete by Jean Francois Paul de Gondi, Cardinal de Retz