From ad- (“to, towards, at”) + prehendō (“lay hold of, seize”); from prae- (“before”) + *hendo (used only in comp.); akin to Ancient Greek χανδάνω (khandánō, “hold, contain”), and English get: See prehensile, get.
- I lay hold upon, grasp, seize, grab, take, take hold of; apprehend, arrest.
- I grasp with the mind, understand, comprehend.
- I embrace, include.
- I take possession of, seize, secure, obtain.
- Aromanian: aprindu, aprindiri
- Asturian: aprender, aprehender (borrowed)
- Catalan: aprendre, aprehendre (borrowed)
- English: apprehend (borrowed)
- Franco-Provençal: aprendre, aprèhendar (borrowed)
- French: apprendre, appréhender (borrowed)
- Galician: aprender, aprehender (borrowed)
- Italian: apprendere
- Norman: apprende