To apprehend is to take or ignite an object illegally. The word apprehend is of Latin origin “apprehendĕre” conformed by the word “ad” that means “a” and “prehendere” that expresses “perceive , grasp”.
The term apprehend not only refers to grabbing things, it also refers to the detention of a person who has committed a crime, for example: “the criminal who robbed the bank was apprehended.”
However, apprehending is linked to the learning of an activity or subject, since the said word refers to assimilate or get to understand something, is the case of “she is unable to apprehend the entrusted activity.”
On the other hand, the term apprehend is used as a synonym for: grab, grab, stop, imprison, among others. In turn, some antonyms of the word referred to are: drop, deliberate, leave.
The term apprehend translated into the English language also mean “apprehend”.
Learn and apprehend
Learning is acquiring knowledge through study, experience or teaching. Instead, to apprehend is to assimilate knowledge without the need to study. Likewise, the knowledge acquired through learning In reference to these 2 terms for a better understanding, when studying is learned and when interacting with the environment is apprehended.
Likewise, the knowledge acquired through learning can be forgotten over time since the individual does not internalize it as the case that the lesson studied in the university is not remembered every day, very different with the apprehension since the knowledge obtained they never forget, for example: putting on shoes.