apprehending

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

apprehending

  1. Present participle of apprehend.

Noun[edit]

apprehending (plural apprehendings)

  1. An act by which something is apprehended.
    • 2009, Gilbert Ryle, The Concept of Mind: 60th Anniversary Edition (page 194)
      Sensations then, are not perceivings, observings or findings; they are not detectings, scannings or inspectings; they are not apprehendings, cognisings, intuitings or knowings.