Definitions for "Apprehension"
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.
Anticipation, mostly of things unfavorable; distrust or fear at the prospect of future evil.
fearful expectation or anticipation; "the student looked around the examination room with apprehension"
painful expectation
Opinion; conception; sentiment; idea.
The faculty by which ideas are conceived; understanding; as, a man of dull apprehension.
the cognitive condition of someone who understands; "he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect"
the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
The taking of a person into custody.
That activity of law enforcement aimed at taking into custody those who have committed a crime.