Latin definition for: praehendo, praehendere, praehendi, praehensus


  • conjugation: 3rd conjugation
  • voice: transitive


  1. catch up with
  2. get a grip on
  3. reach shore/harbor
  4. understand, comprehend
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: All or none
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: Very frequent, in all Elementry Latin books, top 1000+ words
  • Source: Lewis & Short, “A Latin Dictionary”, 1879 (Lewis & Short)

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