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-prehendō or dēprēndō (-praendō dī, sus, ere,

to take away, seize upon, catch, snatch : deprehensus ex itinere Magius, Cs.: comitatūs in ponte, S.: litterae deprehensae, intercepted, L.: navīs, to seize, Cs.: Argolico mari deprensus, i. e. storm-stayed, V.: Deprensis statio tutissima nautis, V.: in aequore navem (Auster), O.—To catch, overtake, surprise, apprehend, detect, find out, discover: deprehendi in manifesto scelere: sine duce deprehensis hostibus, Cs.: Deprendi miserum est, H.: qui, cum venenum dare vellet, deprehensus est: factum: facinora: (venenum) datum, L.: Agricola nuntio deprehensus, surprised, Ta.—To confine, catch, bring into a strait: flamina Cum deprensa fremunt silvis, i. e. confined, V.: viae deprensus in aggere serpens, V.—Fig., to comprehend, perceive, understand, detect, discover, discern, observe: res magnas in minimis rebus: alcuius facinora oculis, opinione: quid si me stultior ipso deprenderis? H.: In feris deprensa potentia morbi, O.—To bring into a strait, embarrass: deprehensum me plane video: se deprehensum negare.

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