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ar·rest

 (ə-rĕst′)
v. ar·rest·ed, ar·rest·ing, ar·rests
v.tr.
1. To stop; check: a brake that automatically arrests motion; arrested the growth of the tumor.
2. To seize and hold under the authority of law.
3. To capture and hold briefly (the attention, for example); engage.
v.intr.
To undergo cardiac arrest: The patient arrested en route to the hospital.
n.
1.
a. The act of detaining in legal custody: the arrest of a criminal suspect.
b. The state of being so detained: a suspect under arrest.
2. A device for stopping motion, especially of a moving part.
3. The act of stopping or the condition of being stopped.

[Middle English aresten, from Old French arester, from Vulgar Latin *arrestāre : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin restāre, to stand still (re-, re- + stāre, to stand; see stā- in Indo-European roots).]

ar·rest′a·ble adj.
ar·rest′er, ar·res′tor n.
ar·rest′ment n.

arrest

(əˈrɛst)
vb (tr)
1. (Law) to deprive (a person) of liberty by taking him into custody, esp under lawful authority
2. (Nautical Terms) to seize (a ship) under lawful authority
3. (Medicine) to slow or stop the development or progress of (a disease, growth, etc)
4. to catch and hold (one's attention, sight, etc)
5. (Law) arrest judgment law to stay proceedings after a verdict, on the grounds of error or possible error
6. can't get arrested informal (of a performer) is unrecognized and unsuccessful: he can't get arrested here but is a megastar in the States.
n
7. (Law) the act of taking a person into custody, esp under lawful authority
8. (Nautical Terms) the act of seizing and holding a ship under lawful authority
9. (Law) the state of being held, esp under lawful authority: under arrest.
10. Also called: arrestation the slowing or stopping of the development or progress of something
11. the stopping or sudden cessation of motion of something: a cardiac arrest.
[C14: from Old French arester, from Vulgar Latin arrestāre (unattested), from Latin ad at, to + restāre to stand firm, stop]

ar•rest

(əˈrɛst)

v.t.
1. to seize (a person) by legal authority; take into custody.
2. to catch and hold; engage: A noise arrested our attention.
3. to check the course of; stop: to arrest a disease.
n.
4. the taking of a person into legal custody, as by the police.
5. any seizure or taking by force.
6. an act of stopping or the state of being stopped.
Idioms:
under arrest, in custody of the police or other legal authorities.
[1275–1325; Middle English aresten < Anglo-French, Middle French arester < Vulgar Latin *arrestāre to stop (see ar-, rest2)]
ar•rest′a•ble, adj.
ar•rest•ee′, n.
ar•res′tive, adj.
ar•rest′ment, n.
syn: See stop.

arrest


Past participle: arrested
Gerund: arresting

Imperative
arrest
arrest
Present
I arrest
you arrest
he/she/it arrests
we arrest
you arrest
they arrest
Preterite
I arrested
you arrested
he/she/it arrested
we arrested
you arrested
they arrested
Present Continuous
I am arresting
you are arresting
he/she/it is arresting
we are arresting
you are arresting
they are arresting
Present Perfect
I have arrested
you have arrested
he/she/it has arrested
we have arrested
you have arrested
they have arrested
Past Continuous
I was arresting
you were arresting
he/she/it was arresting
we were arresting
you were arresting
they were arresting
Past Perfect
I had arrested
you had arrested
he/she/it had arrested
we had arrested
you had arrested
they had arrested
Future
I will arrest
you will arrest
he/she/it will arrest
we will arrest
you will arrest
they will arrest
Future Perfect
I will have arrested
you will have arrested
he/she/it will have arrested
we will have arrested
you will have arrested
they will have arrested
Future Continuous
I will be arresting
you will be arresting
he/she/it will be arresting
we will be arresting
you will be arresting
they will be arresting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been arresting
you have been arresting
he/she/it has been arresting
we have been arresting
you have been arresting
they have been arresting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been arresting
you will have been arresting
he/she/it will have been arresting
we will have been arresting
you will have been arresting
they will have been arresting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been arresting
you had been arresting
he/she/it had been arresting
we had been arresting
you had been arresting
they had been arresting
Conditional
I would arrest
you would arrest
he/she/it would arrest
we would arrest
you would arrest
they would arrest
Past Conditional
I would have arrested
you would have arrested
he/she/it would have arrested
we would have arrested
you would have arrested
they would have arrested
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arrest - the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)arrest - the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
capture, gaining control, seizure - the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
2.arrest - the state of inactivity following an interruptionarrest - the state of inactivity following an interruption; "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat"
inaction, inactiveness, inactivity - the state of being inactive
countercheck - a check that restrains another check
logjam - any stoppage attributable to unusual activity; "the legislation ran into a logjam"
Verb1.arrest - take into custodyarrest - take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
clutch, prehend, seize - take hold of; grab; "The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter"; "She clutched her purse"; "The mother seized her child by the arm"; "Birds of prey often seize small mammals"
2.arrest - hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of; "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in South East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"
cut down, cut out - intercept (a player)
defend - be on the defensive; act against an attack
3.arrest - attract and fixarrest - attract and fix; "His look caught her"; "She caught his eye"; "Catch the attention of the waiter"
attract, pull in, draw in, pull, draw - direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes; "Her good looks attract the stares of many men"; "The ad pulled in many potential customers"; "This pianist pulls huge crowds"; "The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers"
4.arrest - cause to stoparrest - cause to stop; "Halt the engines"; "Arrest the progress"; "halt the presses"
stop - cause to stop; "stop a car"; "stop the thief"

arrest

verb
1. capture, catch, lift (slang), nick (slang, chiefly Brit.), seize, run in (slang), nail (informal), bust (informal), collar (informal), take, detain, pinch (informal), nab (informal), apprehend, take prisoner, take into custody, lay hold of Seven people were arrested for minor offences.
capture free, release, let go, set free
2. stop, end, hold, limit, check, block, slow, delay, halt, stall, stay, interrupt, suppress, restrain, hamper, inhibit, hinder, obstruct, retard, impede The new rules could arrest the development of good research.
stop encourage, promote, accelerate, speed up, precipitate, quicken
3. fascinate, hold, involve, catch, occupy, engage, grip, absorb, entrance, intrigue, rivet, enthral, mesmerize, engross, spellbind As he reached the hall, he saw what had arrested her.
noun
1. capture, bust (informal), detention, seizure, apprehension information leading to the arrest of the bombers
capture freeing, release

arrest

verb
1. To prevent the occurrence or continuation of a movement, action, or operation:
2. To come to a cessation:
3. To take into custody as a prisoner:
Informal: nab, pick up.
Slang: bust, collar, pinch, run in.
4. To compel, as the attention, interest, or imagination, of:
Slang: grab.
noun
A seizing and holding by law:
Slang: bust, collar, pickup, pinch.
Translations
إعْتِقال، إلْقاء القَبْض، تَوقيفاِعْتِقالاعتقلتَوقيف، تَوَقُّف، نَوبَهيَعْتَقِل، يَقْبِض عَلى، يوقِف
zatčenízatknoutzástavazastavenízastavit
anholdelsearrestationarresterebremsestandse
توقیفجسدستگیر کردن
pidättääpidätys
uhićenjeuhititi
elfogleállásletartóztatletartóztatásmegállít
handtakastöîvastöîvun; bilun
逮捕する捕える逮捕
체포체포하다
areštasareštuotasstabdytisustabdytisustojimas
aizkavētaiztureapturēšanaapturētarestēt
zatknutie
aretacijaaretiranprijeti
gripagripande
การจับกุมจับกุม
bắt giữsự bắt giữ

arrest

[əˈrest]
A. N [of person] → detención f; [of goods] → secuestro m
to make an arresthacer una detención
to be under arrestestar detenido
you're under arrestqueda usted detenido
to put or place sb under arrestdetener or arrestar a algn
B. VT
1. [+ criminal] → detener
2. [+ attention] → atraer
3. [+ progress, decay etc] (= halt) → detener, parar; (= hinder) → obstaculizar
measures to arrest inflationmedidas para detener la inflación
C. CPD arrest warrant Norden f de detención

arrest

[əˈrɛst]
vt
[police] [+ suspect, criminal] → arrêter
The police have arrested 5 people → La police a arrêté cinq personnes.
[+ sb's attention] → retenir, attirer
(= stop) [drugs] [+ disease] → enrayer
n
arrestation f
to be under arrest → être en état d'arrestation
You're under arrest! → Vous êtes en état d'arrestation!
to make an arrest → procéder à une arrestation
Several arrests have already been made → Plusieurs arrestations ont déjà été opérées.
to place sb under arrest → mettre qn en état d'arrestation

arrest

vt
(= apprehend)festnehmen; (with warrant) → verhaften; (fig) attentionerregen, erheischen (liter); I am arresting youich muss Sie festnehmen/verhaften
(= check)hemmen; sth unwanted(Ein)halt gebieten (+dat) (geh); arrested developmentEntwicklungshemmung f
n (of suspect)Festnahme f; (with warrant) → Verhaftung f; (of ship)Aufbringen nt; to be under arrestfestgenommen/verhaftet sein; you are under arrestSie sind festgenommen/verhaftet; to put or place somebody under arrestjdn festnehmen/verhaften; to make an arresteine Person festnehmen/verhaften; they hope to make an arrest soonman hofft, dass es bald zu einer Festnahme/Verhaftung kommt

arrest

[əˈrɛst]
1. narresto
to be under arrest → essere in (stato di) arresto
to place sb under arrest → mettere qn in stato di arresto, arrestare qn
2. vt (criminal) → arrestare; (attention, interest) → fermare, attirare; (halt, progress, decay) → arrestare, bloccare

arrest

(əˈrest) verb
1. to capture or take hold of (a person) because he or she has broken the law. The police arrested the thief.
2. to stop. Economic difficulties arrested the growth of industry.
noun
1. the act of arresting; being arrested. The police made several arrests; He was questioned after his arrest.
2. a stopping of action. Cardiac arrest is another term for heart failure.
under arrest
in the position of having been arrested. The thief was placed under arrest.

arrest

اِعْتِقال, يَقْبِضُ عَلَى zatčení, zatknout arrestation, arrestere verhaften, Verhaftung συλλαμβάνω, σύλληψη arrestar, arresto pidättää, pidätys arrestation, arrêter uhićenje, uhititi arrestare, arresto 逮捕, 逮捕する 체포, 체포하다 arrestatie, arresteren arrestasjon, arrestere aresztowanie, zaaresztować captura, prender, prisão задержание, задерживать gripa, gripande การจับกุม, จับกุม tutuklama, tutuklamak bắt giữ, sự bắt giữ 逮捕

ar·rest

n. paro, arresto; detención;
cardiac ______ del corazón, ___ cardíaco.

arrest

n paro; cardiac — paro cardíaco; cardiorespiratory — paro cardiorrespiratorio; respiratory — paro respiratorio
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