Definitions for: Prehend


[v] take hold of; grab; "The salesclerk quickly seized the money on the counter"; "She clutched her purse"; "The mother seized her child by the arm"; "Birds of prey often seize small mammals"



Webster (1913) Definition: Pre*hend", v. t. [L. prehendere. See Prehensile.]
To lay hold of; to seize. [Obs.] --Middleton.

Synonyms: clutch, seize

See Also: apprehend, arrest, capture, catch, clasp, claw, clench, clinch, collar, cop, get, get hold of, grab, grapple, grip, nab, nail, pick up, rack, snap, snatch, snatch up, take, take hold of

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