Arrest synonyms

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The definition of capture means the act of taking control of or something that has been caught.
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The act of confiscating a person’s property by legal process; a forcible taking of property into custody by a court.
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The act of grasping with the intellect; the contemplation of things, without affirming, denying, or passing any judgment; intellection; perception.
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Legal restraint
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A confinement in a place, especially a prison.
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The act of sending proposed legislation to a committee
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Lying-in, time of giving birth
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State-mandated confinement of an individual to protect the person being harmed by self or others.
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Legal restraint
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The act by which someone or something is restrained.
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Legal restraint
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The threat or use of force to prevent, restrict, or dictate the action or thought of others.
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A period of temporary custody while awaiting trial.
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(Slang) An arrest by a law enforcement officer.
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The act or process of picking up:
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Bust is defined as a period of economic down time, a police raid in which arrests are made or something that doesn't go as planned and that is considered a failure.
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(Architecture) A ring or cincture.
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The definition of a check is a sudden stop or a person or thing that restrains or controls.
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(Ice hockey) The act of physically keeping an opposing player in check.
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The action of remaining or continuing in a place for a time
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A stay or visit.
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The act of stopping or the condition of being stopped; a halt:
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The interval during which something is interrupted; intermission
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Any person or thing that hinders; obstacle; impediment; obstruction
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The condition of having the natural powers obstructed in their usual course; the arrest of the vital functions; death.
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A ceasing, or stopping, either forever or for some time
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Suspension is defined as a time period during which something temporarily stops or is put on hold.
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A process in which a person consciously excludes anxiety-producing thoughts, feelings, or memories.
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(Chem.) The amount of liquid retained or delayed during fractional distillation and certain types of solvent extractions
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A reduction in pace, force, or intensity; a slowdown.
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(Archaic) To anticipate with worry or dread.
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To seize legally
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To seize legally
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To seize legally
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To keep from departing or getting away:
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To seize legally
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To seize legally
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To seize legally
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To restrict, limit, or confine in any way
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To detain in a jail.
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To lock away; to imprison, especially for breaking the law.
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To detain is defined as to keep someone somewhere or cause someone to be unable to proceed.
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To come to a halt:
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To take or catch (a scheduled transportation service).
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To go to see (a performance, for example):
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To seize legally
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To seize legally
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Lay hands on
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To seize suddenly; snatch or steal
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To snatch or try to snatch something
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To seize legally
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(Intransitive with on, by extension) To notice, detect or discern, often used with "on".
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(Slang) To strike or bring down:
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To restrain is defined as to hold back or keep under control.
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To prevent or prohibit beyond a certain limit or by restriction:
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(Idiomatic) Decelerate.
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Legal restraint
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(Now historical) The act of releasing someone from debt or other obligation; acquittance. [from 15th c.]
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The definition of a release is a letting go, setting free or relief.
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The series of events and episodes that form the plot of a story or play:
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(Computing) A representation of an execution state of a program at a certain point in time, which may be used at a later time to resume the execution of the program from that point.
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A program in a university, college, or school offering academic instruction to nontraditional students, such as working adults, who cannot attend classes at the usual place and time.
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Free is defined as without charge.
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To free; to release from restraint or bondage; to set at liberty; to manumit; to disengage.
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To release (a prisoner) on the understanding that s/he checks in regularly and obeys the law.
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The act of delaying; postponement:
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Control or repression of feelings; constraint.
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(Intransitive) To stop either temporarily or permanently.
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To make difficult to accomplish; to frustrate, act as obstacle.
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Book of Common Prayer
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The action of arresting (in any sense)
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(Law) An arrest warrant; a writ commanding officers to take a specified person or persons into custody. [from 15th c.]
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(Uncountable, countable) Something contained.
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The definition of custody is the care of a person or thing, generally under court orders, or the state of being held by force.
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(Law) A fraud achieved through the use of a threat or compulsion:
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The definition of a restriction is a limitation.
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A place of safety, refuge, or protection.
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The act of securing
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An option issued by a company granting the holder the right to buy certain securities, generally common stock, at a specified price and usually for a limited time
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To adhere or become legally effective, especially in connection with something or upon some event. For example, certain rights and responsibilities attach to becoming a parent.
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Used to indicate possibility or probability:
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To give in to the wish or judgment of another, as in showing respect; yield with courtesy (to)
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To prevent or discourage from acting, as by means of fear or doubt:
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To render (much) smaller, turn into a dwarf (version).
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To ensnare someone, as if with a hook.
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(Football) To catch (a pass) as an interception
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(Figuratively) To catch in a trap, or by stratagem.
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To block or fill (a passage) with obstacles or an obstacle. See Synonyms at block.
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(Anatomy) To extend or protrude (a body part).
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To cause to move or proceed slowly; delay or impede.
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take into custody
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To put under restraint; tie up
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To form or develop a snag
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To catch in a trap or snare
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The main, often long or slender part of a plant that usually grows upward above the ground and supports other parts, such as branches and leaves. Plants have evolved a number of tissue arrangements in the stem. Seedless vascular plants (such as mosses and ferns) have primary vascular tissue in an inner core, a cylindrical ring, or individual strands scattered amid the ground tissue. In eudicots, magnoliids, and conifers, the stem develops a continuous cylindrical layer or a ring of separate bundles of vascular tissue (including secondary vascular tissue) embedded in the ground tissue. In monocots and some herbaceous eudicots, individual strands of primary vascular tissue are scattered in the ground tissue.
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To check the growth or development of; dwarf
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(Intransitive) To habituate to or gain competency at a task.
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To hinder, obstruct, frustrate, or defeat (a person, plans, etc.)
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(Computing, intransitive) To capture (e.g. an err) in order to handle or process it.
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An encouraging or being encouraged
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slowing or stopping
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fascinate
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fascinate
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(Euphemistic, usually reflexively) To gain weight
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To give support to; be favorable to; foster; help
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The definition of activate means to start something.
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To secure (a person, as a mountain climber, or thing) by a rope
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(Formal) To stop doing (something).
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To stop using, doing, etc.; cease; give up
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To stop or cause to stop through some malfunction
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To bring or come to an end; stop.
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(Intransitive)
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To stop or discontinue doing something
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(Intransitive) To finally reach something inevitable.
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Enthrall is defined as to enslave someone or to completely take over someone's attention.
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To attract or hold motionless, as by a fixed look or by inspiring terror
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To get and hold the attention of
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To spellbind; enthrall.
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Rivet is defined as to secure things together, especially with a hammer.
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To attract one's attention as if by a magic spell.
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To pierce through with or as if with something pointed
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To go on with; carry on; keep up; persist in
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(Informal, Dial.) To take legal action (against)
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To put into motion or activity; stir up
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A fastening or catch; thing or part used to connect or join together
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To return to a previous state of being.
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To hold or keep within limits; restrain:
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(Idiomatic) to delay, especially in school
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(Intransitive, usually with "to", slang) to admit, especially to a crime.
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A rein joining the bit of one of a span of horses to the driving rein of the other horse.
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A device used to hold a door open at a desired position or prevent it from closing too forcibly or slamming against a wall
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The final stage of an extended process or course of events:
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A type of bit used on the bridle of a horse, consisting of a mouthpiece, a shank, and two rings on either side
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The advocacy, system, or theory of protecting domestic producers by impeding or limiting, as by tariffs or quotas, the importation of foreign goods and services.
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The act of preventing something:
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To seize legally
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