Prehension Definition

prē-hĕnshən
prehensions
noun
prehensions
The act of seizing or grasping.
Webster's New World
Mental apprehension; comprehension.
Webster's New World
Understanding.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Prehension

Noun

Singular:
prehension
Plural:
prehensions

Origin of Prehension

  • Latin prehēnsiō prehēnsiōn- from prehēnsus past participle of prehendere to seize ghend- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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