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Meaning of PREHEND

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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"
 

PREHEND is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 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

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pre*hend"\, v. t. [L. prehendere. See {Prehensile}.]
To lay hold of; to seize. [Obs.] --Middleton.

 

 

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