apprehension, arrest, catch, collar, pinch, taking into custody(noun)
the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
"the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
hitch, hint, touch, understanding, mite, jot, stoppage, apprehension, catch, halt, shoe collar, dog collar, snap, match, snatch, tinge, soupcon, exigency, speck, neckband, collar, taking into custody, leash, stop, discernment, misgiving, emergency, tweak, pinch, stay, apprehensiveness, dread, savvy, gimmick, grab, haul, choker, check
arrest, check, halt, hitch, stay, stop, stoppage(verb)
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"
hitch, verification, enlistment, limp, full stop, stoppage, apprehension, hindrance, halt, impediment, chip, tab, interference, handicap, tick, check-out procedure, occlusion, confirmation, point, freeze, check mark, pinch, cheque, block, tour of duty, stop consonant, baulk, term of enlistment, diaphragm, checkout, taking into custody, duty tour, hinderance, hobble, blockage, curb, chit, stop, layover, rub, occlusive, plosive, collar, plosive speech sound, period, substantiation, stay, hang-up, tour, deterrent, encumbrance, catch, balk, stopover, plosive consonant, preventive, incumbrance, bank check, full point, preventative, snag, assay, bridle, closure, check
collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab, cop(verb)
take into custody
"the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
quail at, cop, uplift, peck, hook, savvy, hear, complete, get, dig, percolate, hold back, nail, glom, nail down, pass with flying colors, perk up, smash, gather up, get word, nab, snitch, boom, call for, see, find out, turn back, grasp, perk, halt, gain vigor, knock off, ace, compass, receive, sweep through, stop, sail through, get the picture, pinpoint, collar, turn around, apprehend, get a line, comprehend, lift up, peg, intoxicate, pick up, breeze through, contain, elate, catch, thieve, blast, grok, learn, get wind, hold, collect, discover, check
check, turn back, arrest, stop, contain, hold back(verb)
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"
ensure, hold on, hold in, bar, collar, jibe, incorporate, tick off, control, carry, fit, gibe, run off, hold, moderate, cop, learn, checker, barricade, check out, mark off, retain, stop, pick up, condition, double back, assure, finish, tally, comprise, reverse, return, suss out, kibosh, check off, check over, stop over, match, check up on, cease, look into, ascertain, mark, insure, regress, forbear, go over, check, train, hold back, lay off, retrovert, quit, chase away, hold off, take, conceal, halt, block, catch, find out, see, discipline, terminate, wait, drive off, get, give up, nail, backtrack, intercept, revert, correspond, curb, restrain, keep, drive away, keep back, check into, blockade, contain, invert, bear, determine, nab, dispel, retard, crack, turn back, watch, block off, break off, see to it, break, discontinue, end, block up, tick, chequer, drive out, apprehend, agree, delay
catch, arrest, get(verb)
attract and fix
"His look caught her"; "She caught his eye"; "Catch the attention of the waiter"
pick up, collar, catch up with, sire, mystify, experience, develop, watch, stupefy, have, hold, overhear, cop, receive, scram, commence, stop, go, stimulate, bewitch, drive, engender, trance, fix, pay back, suffer, sustain, stick, set about, get down, fascinate, enamor, becharm, incur, draw, contract, bring forth, grow, dumbfound, beat, start, set out, take hold of, check, hold back, fetch, bring, bewilder, see, mother, take, buzz off, catch, let, make, beget, puzzle, flummox, entrance, get, generate, capture, grab, find, become, amaze, obtain, enamour, start out, convey, view, vex, enchant, aim, induce, hitch, perplex, overtake, gravel, begin, contain, father, trip up, get under one's skin, nab, beguile, nail, captivate, arrive, turn back, produce, acquire, come, pay off, pose, bugger off, cause, take in, halt, nonplus, apprehend, charm, baffle
halt, hold, arrest(verb)
cause to stop
"Halt the engines"; "Arrest the progress"; "halt the presses"
accommodate, staunch, book, retain, get, moderate, view as, support, apply, hold back, harbour, defend, take hold, bind, deem, hold up, cop, take, have, concord, stanch, check, make, block, take for, go for, throw, kibosh, control, turn back, harbor, catch, keep, obligate, carry, give, adjudge, entertain, nab, nurse, oblige, curb, stop, nail, pick up, defy, collar, confine, apprehend, have got, restrain, declare, withstand, agree, stem, halt, contain, obtain, maintain, guard, concur, keep back, sustain, prevail, reserve, admit, hold, hold in, bear
English Synonyms and Antonyms
The legal term arrest carries always the implication of a legal offense; this is true even of arresting for debt. But one may be detained by process of law when no offense is alleged against him, as in the case of a witness who is held in a house of detention till a case comes to trial. One may be restrained of his liberty without arrest, as in an insane asylum; an individual or corporation may be restrained by injunction from selling certain property. In case of an arrest, an officer may secure his prisoner by fetters, by a locked door, or other means effectually to prevent escape. Capture is commonly used of seizure by armed force; as, to capture a ship, a fort, etc. Compare HINDER; OBSTRUCT.
Arrested for crime, on suspicion, by the sheriff; on, upon, or by virtue of a warrant; on final process; in execution.
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How to use arrest in a sentence?
Tragedies that involve our men and women in uniform affect our entire city and touch every member of our law enforcement community, we are deeply saddened by this loss, and our hearts and prayers are with the officer's friends and family and with the entire HANO [Housing Authority of New Orleans] family during this very difficult time. NOPD and HANO will work very closely to identify and arrest those responsible for this heinous assault.
The arrest of Huawei's CFO in Canada will significantly raise the uncertainty of China's 5G timing, since any China Daily export ban imposed on Huawei could either delay China's 5G rollout, or significantly reduce the scale near term.
Today, let's put a giant question mark over the possibility of playing that Cup in the United States, the president of one of the confederations is under arrest, the companies that own the rights have had their funds blocked...nobody can seriously say that things in the future are going to be as foreseen.
All of us felt totally humiliated in June in Johannesburg, we weren't allowed to focus on the issues that were important to the continent - peace, security, Burundi, Somalia, Mali. Totally distracted by this 'arrest the president' movement.
They targeted my client. They planned to entrap her at that performance that night and they subsequently succeeded, and if ultimately it shows that in fact it was politically motivated, and they purposely sought her out and attempted to use the force of the badge and the law in order to arrest her, that's a very serious matter.
Translations for arrest
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- تَوقيف, اعتقل, اعتقالArabic
- приковавам, задържане, арест, хващам, арестуване, аретир, спиране, арестувам, успокоител, спирам, задържамBulgarian
- arrestCatalan, Valencian
- zatknout, zadržet, zatčeníCzech
- arrestere, bremse, anholde, standse, pågribe, stoppeDanish
- Verhaftung, Festnahme, verhaften, festnehmen, arretieren, ArrestGerman
- συλλαμβάνω, σύλληψηGreek
- parar, paro, arresto, detener, detenidoSpanish
- دستگیر کردن, توقیف, دستگیریPersian
- vangita, pysähtyminen, pidättäminen, pysähdys, pidätys, pysäyttää, pidättää, pysäyttäminen, esteFinnish
- arrestation, arrêterFrench
- coisc, gabhIrish
- letartóztat, elfog, megállítHungarian
- ձերբակալել, կալանք, ձերբակալությունArmenian
- 検挙, 逮捕する, 捕えるJapanese
- დაყოვნება, დაპატიმრება, დატუსაღება, შეჩერებაGeorgian
- arrest, grijpen, vatten, aanhouden, stoppen, arresteren, in hechtenis nemen, oppakken, stilstand, arrestatie, stuiten, aanhoudingDutch
- areszt, aresztować, powstrzymać, przykuć, aresztowaniePolish
- deter, prisão, parar, prenderPortuguese
- arestare, opri, arest, aresta, deține, deținereRomanian
- арестовать, арест, арестовыватьRussian
- stoppa, bromsa, fånga, gripaSwedish
- จับตัว, ยั้ง, จับได้Thai
- tevkif etmek, tutuklamaTurkish
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