arrest

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noun
ADJECTIVE
false, wrongful
arbitrary
mass
citizen's

He grabbed the intruder by the arm and said, ‘I am making a citizen's arrest.’

house

Following the coup, the leaders were put under house arrest.

drug, drug-related, marijuana (esp. AmE)
drunk-driving, felony (both AmE)
VERB + ARREST
make
place sb under, put sb under
order

Some members of the Convention ordered the arrest of Robespierre.

lead to

A reward has been offered for information that leads to the arrest of the murderer.

face

She faced arrest and prison if she returned to the country.

avoid, escape, evade (esp. BrE)
resist

He was charged with resisting arrest.

protest (AmE)
ARREST + NOUN
warrant
record (AmE)

Many of the teenagers in the neighborhood already have arrest records.

rate

The country's juvenile crime arrest rate increased by 25%. (esp. AmE)

PREPOSITION
under arrest

The man is now under arrest in Rio.

arrest for

They made ten arrests for possession of drugs.

PHRASES
the power of arrest

The government may remove the power of arrest from military police.

a warrant for sb's arrest
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verb
Arrest is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑authority, ↑officer, ↑police, ↑policeman
Arrest is used with these nouns as the object: ↑alien, ↑decline, ↑demonstrator, ↑deterioration, ↑development, ↑murderer, ↑protester, ↑suspect

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  • arrest — ar·rest 1 /ə rest/ n [Middle French arest, from arester to stop, seize, arrest, ultimately from Latin ad to, at + restare to stay]: the restraining and seizure of a person whether or not by physical force by someone acting under authority (as a… …   Law dictionary

  • arrest — Arrest. s. m. Jugement d une Cour, d une Justice superieure, par lequel une question de fait ou de droit est arrestée. Arrest du Conseil. arrest du Parlement. arrest interlocutoire. arrest par deffaut. arrest definitif. arrest contradictoire.… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • arrest — Arrest, m. C est ores le jugement d une Cour souveraine, Supremae curiae consultum iudicatum. En laquelle signification aucuns veulent dire qu il le faut escrire par simple r, comme venant de {{t=g}}aréston{{/t}} placitum curiae, toutefois les… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • arrest — vb 1 Arrest, check, interrupt mean to stop in mid course. Arrest implies a holding fixed in the midst of movement, development, or progress and usually a prevention of further advance until someone or something effects a release {arrest the… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Arrest — Ar*rest , n. [OE. arest, arrest, OF. arest, F. arr[^e]t, fr. arester. See {Arrest}, v. t., {Arr?t}.] 1. The act of stopping, or restraining from further motion, etc.; stoppage; hindrance; restraint; as, an arrest of development. [1913 Webster] As …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arrest — Ar*rest , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Arrested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Arresting}.] [OE. aresten, OF. arester, F. arr[^e]ter, fr. LL. arrestare; L. ad + restare to remain, stop; re + stare to stand. See {Rest} remainder.] 1. To stop; to check or hinder the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arrest — steht für: Arrest (JVA), eine Disziplinarmaßnahme in einer Justizvollzugsanstalt Arrest (Zivilprozess), eine Maßnahme zur Sicherung der Zwangsvollstreckung Hausarrest, das Gebot, ein Haus oder eine Wohnung nicht zu verlassen Jugendarrest, ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Arrest — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Arrest C …   Wikipedia Español

  • Arrest — Sm std. (15. Jh.) Entlehnung. Vermutlich über das Niederländische entlehnt aus afrz. arrest Beschlagnahme, Festhalten, (später) Haftbefehl, Verhaftung , das eine postverbale Bildung zu afrz. arrester ist (entsprechend früher im Deutschen bezeugt …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • arrest — [n1] taking into custody accommodation, apprehension, appropriation, bag*, booby trap*, bust, captivity, capture, collar, commitment, confinement, constraint, crimp*, detention, drop*, fall*, gaff*, glom*, grab*, heat*, hook*, imprisonment,… …   New thesaurus

  • arrèst — m. arrêt ; station ; jugement ; terme. Metre un arrèst ais iniquitats. Chin d arrèst : chien d arrêt …   Diccionari Personau e Evolutiu

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