Usage examples for apprehends

  1. In a paper on the letters of Ducis, he proves that he apprehends the proportions of Shakespeare. – Essays Æsthetical by George Calvert
  2. The senses, under such conditions, cleave to the copies, whereas the mind, in thinking by general ideas, apprehends the true reality. – Nature Mysticism by J. Edward Mercer
  3. The state of the Company's commerce will therefore become an object of serious consideration: an affair, as your Committee apprehends of as much difficulty as ever tried the faculties of this House. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VIII. (of 12) by Edmund Burke