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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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Arrested at Compiegne, they have been carried to Rueil; at Rueil they have been questioned by the cardinal, who has either kept them near him or sent them to Saint Germain.
But send me word should you be arrested, for then I will return directly."
"Why do you not take your chance and be arrested with me?"
"This, sire," replied D'Artagnan: "you cause a man to be arrested when you are still under his roof; and passion is alone the cause of that.
"Can it be possible?" said D'Artagnan; "here is a man who is positively ruining himself in order to please you, and you wish to have him arrested! Mordioux!
"You mean to say that you will cross thirty without submitting to arrest?" he almost shouted.
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.
As you say, these eighteen arrests in one week do mean something.
"Then these arrests," Hamel remarked," are really bona fide?"
When Jimmie was a little boy, he began to be arrested. Before he reached a great age, he had a fair record.
"Also you will have to prosecute this Patsy Horan," Watson advised; "for I shall now have him arrested for assault and battery."
"If you strike me I'll have you arrested," Judge Witberg threatened.