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Synonyms and Antonyms of arrest

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arrest

synonym (synonym of arrest)

  • (noun)
    apprehend, detain, restrain, stop, capture, hold, secure, take into custody, catch, make prisoner, seize, take prisoner
    The legal term arrest carries always the implication of a legal offense; this is true even of arresting for debt. But one may be detained by process o more.. (noun)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the state of inactivity following an interruption (noun.state)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    take into custody (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    attract and fix (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    cause to stop (verb.motion)
     

antonym (antonym of arrest)

hypernym (arrest IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • attract and fix (verb.contact)
    direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes (verb.contact)
     
  • cause to stop (verb.motion)
    cause to stop (verb.motion)
     
  • hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of (verb.competition)
    be on the defensive; act against an attack (verb.competition)
     
  • take into custody (verb.contact)
    take hold of; grab (verb.contact)
     
  • the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal) (noun.act)
    the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property (noun.act)
     
  • the state of inactivity following an interruption (noun.state)
    the state of being inactive (noun.state)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF arrest relation)

  • hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of (verb.competition)
    intercept (a player) (verb.competition)
     
  • the state of inactivity following an interruption (noun.state)
    a check that restrains another check (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    any stoppage attributable to unusual activity (noun.state)
     

derivation (.... is derived from arrest)

  • cause to stop (verb.motion)
    an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a restraint that slows airplanes as they land on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the state of inactivity following an interruption (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.time)
    time during which some action is awaited (noun.time)
     
  • hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of (verb.competition)
    the act of containing; keeping something from spreading (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a restraint that checks the motion of something (noun.artifact)
     
  • take into custody (verb.contact)
    the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a warrant to take someone into custody (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who seizes or arrests (especially a person who seizes or arrests in the name of justice) (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    uncomplimentary terms for a policeman (noun.person)
     
  • the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal) (noun.act)
    take into custody (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase (verb.contact)
     
  • the state of inactivity following an interruption (noun.state)
    arrest the motion (of something) abruptly (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    cause to stop (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    come to a halt, stop moving (verb.motion)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym derivation apprehend detain apprehension catch check halt discharge dismiss free liberate release set free capture gaining control inaction inactiveness defend clutch countercheck logjam cut down apprehend capture catch check hold on halt

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