Deprehend meaning

To take unawares or by surprise; to catch or seize (a criminal etc.) in the act.
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To detect; to discover; to find out.
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Origin of deprehend

  • Latin deprehendere, deprehensum; de- + prehendere to lay hold of, seize. See prehensile.
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