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Synonyms for arrest

Synonyms for arrest

to prevent the occurrence or continuation of a movement, action, or operation

to take into custody as a prisoner

to compel, as the attention, interest, or imagination, of

a seizing and holding by law

Synonyms for arrest

the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)

the state of inactivity following an interruption

take into custody

hold back, as of a danger or an enemy

attract and fix

cause to stop

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I make the arrest,'' replied the Knight ``I, Henry Bohun, Earl of Essex, Lord High Constable of England.
Look here," resumed D'Artagnan; "here is Monsieur de Bragelonne, who determined at all risks to aid the arrest of Broussel and whom I had great difficulty to prevent defending Monsieur de Comminges.
Fouquet in the midst of a thousand enthusiastic guests who surround him, and say, 'In the king's name, I arrest you.
The engines were soon upon the spot, but the dry wood burned with great fury, and it was impossible to arrest the conflagration until the stack had been entirely consumed.
But then I should assert the spirit which dominated me, I should resist arrest, and insist upon bringing my ship back across the dead line, remaining at my post until we had reached New York.
Saluting, he told me very simply what he had done, and asked that I place him under arrest.
I merely stated that I should refuse to submit to arrest, and that I should demand of him and every other officer and man implicit obedience to my every command until we docked at home.
No, you won't," answered the secretary in a voice like an iron gong, "you will arrest me for murder.
He had shown signs of some obscure nervous disease before his arrest and this now developed into violent attacks of epilepsy, from which he suffered for the rest of his life.
SUNDERLAND supporters were the subject of more football related arrests than almost any other Premier League club last season.
Of the 72 arrests, 38 fans were arrested at the Stadium of Light while 34 were arrested at away grounds.
In 1981, the Worcester Police logbook recorded all arrests with the date, the time, the address, the name, the charge, and the arresting officer.
among various Palestinian districts as following: 243 arrests from Hebron, 136
Contract award: supply of hot and dry food for the needs of arrests at the regional offices execution of sentences.
These numbers include the arrests of ten Palestinian women, some of whom have since been released and some of whom remain in Israeli jails.