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Another word for arrest

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Verb
  1. To prevent the occurrence or continuation of a movement, action, or operation

      1. To bring or come to an end; stop.
      2. Cessation.
      1. To close (an opening or hole) by covering, filling in, or plugging up:
      2. To constrict (an opening or orifice):
      3. To obstruct or block passage on (a road, for example).
      1. To continue to be in a place or condition:
      2. To remain or sojourn as a guest or lodger:
      3. To linger or wait in order to do or experience something:
      1. A compartment for one domestic animal in a barn or shed.
      2. A booth, cubicle, or stand used by a vendor, as at a market.
      3. A small compartment:
      1. A suspension of movement or progress, especially a temporary one:
      2. To cause to stop:
      3. To stop; pause:
      1. To stop doing or providing (something); end or abandon:
      2. To cease making or manufacturing:
      3. To cease subscribing to (a publication).
      1. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee.
      1. To put an end to; discontinue:
      2. To come to an end; stop:
      3. To stop performing an activity or action; desist:
      1. To secure or make fast (a rope, for example) by winding on a cleat or pin.
      2. To provide security to (a climber) by paying out or drawing in rope, often through a braking device, in readiness to break a potential fall.
      3. To cause to stop.
  2. To come to a cessation

  3. To take into custody as a prisoner

    See also:

    law

  4. To compel, as the attention, interest, or imagination, of

    See also:

    excite

Noun
  1. A seizing and holding by law

      1. To squeeze (something) between the thumb and a finger, the jaws of a tool, or other edges.
      2. To cause pain or discomfort to (a part of the body) by pressing or being too tight:
      3. To nip, wither, or shrivel:
      1. The act or process of picking up:
      2. The act of striking or fielding a ball after it has touched the ground:
      3. Capacity for acceleration:
      1. The part of a garment that encircles the neck, especially when raised or folded.
      2. A tight-fitting necklace.
      3. A restraining or identifying band of leather, metal, or plastic put around the neck of an animal.
      1. A sculpture representing a person's head, shoulders, and upper chest.
      2. A woman's breasts.
      3. The human chest.
      1. The act or an instance of seizing or the condition of being seized.
      2. A sudden attack, spasm, or convulsion, as in epilepsy or another disorder.
      1. Fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; dread.
      2. The act of seizing or capturing; arrest.
      3. The ability to apprehend or understand; understanding.
    See also:

    law

Another word for arrest

Noun
  1. Legal restraint

  2. Act of stopping

Verb
  1. To seize legally

  2. To stop