ARREST MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Arrest Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) The taking or apprehending of a person by authority of law; legal restraint; custody. Also, a decree, mandate, or warrant.
  2. (v. t.) A scurfiness of the back part of the hind leg of a horse; -- also named rat-tails.
  3. (v. t.) To seize on and fix; to hold; to catch; as, to arrest the eyes or attention.
  4. (v. t.) To rest or fasten; to fix; to concentrate.
  5. (v. t.) Any seizure by power, physical or moral.
  6. (v. t.) To take, seize, or apprehend by authority of law; as, to arrest one for debt, or for a crime.
  7. (v. t.) To stop; to check or hinder the motion or action of; as, to arrest the current of a river; to arrest the senses.
  8. (v. t.) The act of stopping, or restraining from further motion, etc.; stoppage; hindrance; restraint; as, an arrest of development.
  9. (v. i.) To tarry; to rest.


Synonyms:
Apprehend, Apprehension, Catch, Check, Collar, Contain, Cop, Get, Halt, Hitch, Hold, Nab, Nail, Pinch, Stay, Stop, Stoppage,

• Arrestee Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v.) The person in whose hands is the property attached by arrestment.


• Arrester Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The person at whose suit an arrestment is made.
  2. (n.) One who arrests.


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