Anonymous
Anonymous asked in 社會與文化語言 · 1 decade ago

請問apprehend和comprehend有何不同?

apprehend以及comprehend兩者皆有理解的意思,那是差別在哪?用法上有何不同嗎?

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  • Louis
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    1 decade ago
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    apprehend源自拉丁文[掌握]之義,當理解的意思時,是非常正式的說法。

    I apprehended that the situation was serious.

    comprehend源自拉丁文[一起抓]的意思,是understand的同義字。

    I cannot comprehend this phrase.

    以上兩字都是外來語,較文雅,都當動詞,用法相同。但都不如underdstand來得通俗好用。understand源自古英文,原意是站在下面[中間]的意思。

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  • 1 decade ago

    apprehend

    英漢主辭典

    [u@dqatoUng]

    vt.

    逮捕

    vi.

    擔慮

    comprehend

    英漢主辭典

    [uhFmdqatoUng]

    vt.[W]

    理解,了解,領會[+wh-]

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