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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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to support manned aircraft arrestments, which is the follow-on to dead-load testing at the JCTS.
It was after this arrestment that the Air Line Pilot Association first issued its recommendation in support of EMAS.
After troubleshooting and declaring an emergency, he made a field arrestment at the end of the runway.
The hook picked up the number two wire after the touchdown and the arrestment seemed normal.
One of Murray's companies, Carnegie Sports, slapped an arrestment order on Airdrie's bank account over a pounds 37,000 debt.
When at altitude, we had swapped seats so my copilot, as the plane commander, could fly the field arrestment.
Some students later gathered outside the Arts Faculty and staged protest demonstration against Rangers shelling and arrestment of comrades.
LURCHING That's why Rangers are the subject of arrestment orders issued by courts to protect money former Ibrox employees claim they are due but feared losing because of the very real threat of the company lurching into administration.
He also completed the approach-end cable arrestment checklist, locked his shoulder harness and lowered the aircraft hook.
If he does not pay within 14 days you can then instruct a poinding and a warrant sale or consider an arrestment on his bank account.
After several radio transmissions to Taegu Center, the crew was able broke through the language barrier and requested a single-engine field arrestment.
He lowered the tail hook for a short field arrestment but experienced a hook-skip on the first try and took off.
Top lawyers are even having their money seized by court arrestment orders to pay debts.
She said that CIA's station chief in the federal capital city of Pakistan is responsible for the drone strike in Hangu district last week and demanded for the spy official rapid arrestment.
Even after the long-field arrestment, the aircraft's wheel-brake assembly had been damaged from overheating.