definition: the act of apprehending, especially apprehending a criminal
example: The police officer chased the suspect for ten blocks before finally making the arrest.
speech part: noun
synonyms: apprehension
definition: the state of inactivity following an interruption
example: the negotiations were in arrest
speech part: noun
synonyms: check
definition: to hold back, as of a danger or an enemy
example: The troops arrested the enemy long enough for reinforcements to arrive.
speech part: verb
synonyms: check stop turn back contain hold back
definition: to take into custody
example: The police arrested the criminal.
speech part: verb
synonyms: collar nail cop pick up apprehend nab
definition: to cause to stop
example: The nails in the path arrested our progress.
speech part: verb
synonyms: halt hold stop
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