From re- + prehendō (“catch, grasp”).
reprehendō (present infinitive reprehendere, perfect active reprehendī, supine reprehēnsum); third conjugation
- I hold back, hold fast, take hold of, seize, catch
- I hold fast, check, restrain; retrieve, recover, restore
- I blame, find fault with, censure, reprove, rebuke, reprehend, scold
- (law) I convict, pass judgment on, prosecute, reprimand
- (rhetoric) I refute
- First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of reprehender.