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arrest

Overview of noun arrest

1. apprehension, arrest, catch, collar, pinch, taking into custody -- (the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar")

2. arrest, check, halt, hitch, stay, stop, stoppage -- (the state of inactivity following an interruption; "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat")


Overview of verb arrest

1. collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab, cop -- (take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals")

2. check, turn back, arrest, stop, contain, hold back -- (hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of; "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in South East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism")

3. catch, arrest, get -- (attract and fix; "His look caught her"; "She caught his eye"; "Catch the attention of the waiter")

4. halt, hold, arrest -- (cause to stop; "Halt the engines"; "Arrest the progress"; "halt the presses")



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