The act of seizing or taking hold of; seizure; as, the hand is an organ of apprehension.
The act of seizing or taking by legal process; arrest; as, the felon, after his apprehension, escaped.
The act of grasping with the intellect; the contemplation of things, without affirming, denying, or passing any judgment; intellection; perception.
the laying of charges either by way of an arrest or summons by a police officer against a person alleged to have committed a criminal offence. Does not include juvenile cautions or minor traffic charges.
The arrest of a removable alien by the Immigration and Naturalisation Service. Each apprehension of the same alien in a fiscal year is counted separately.
The arrest of a removable alien by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Each apprehension of the same alien in a fiscal year is counted separately.
In psychology, apprehension (Lat. ad, "to"; prehendere, "to seize") is a term applied to a model of consciousness in which nothing is affirmed or denied of the object in question, but the mind is merely aware of ("seizes") it.