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arrest

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  • nountaking into custody
  • nounslowing or stopping
  • verbtake into authorized custody
  • verbstop or slow
  • verbget someone's attention
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Synonyms for arrest

noun taking into custody
  • capture
  • detention
  • imprisonment
  • incarceration
  • jailing
  • accommodation
  • apprehension
  • appropriation
  • bag
  • bust
  • captivity
  • collar
  • commitment
  • confinement
  • constraint
  • crimp
  • drop
  • fall
  • gaff
  • glom
  • grab
  • heat
  • hook
  • mitt
  • nab
  • nail
  • nick
  • nip
  • pickle
  • pinch
  • pull
  • restraining
  • sequestering
  • snare
  • sweep
  • booby trap
  • pick up
  • preventive custody
  • protective custody
  • pull in
  • run in

Antonyms for arrest

  • freedom
  • release
  • liberation
  • refusal
  • rise
  • activation
  • encouragement
  • letting go
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to arrest

abort

verb. stop or cancel something

accuse

verb. place blame for wrongdoing, fault

accusing

verb. place blame for wrongdoing, fault

belay

verb. stop

block

verb. obstruct

blocked

verb. obstruct
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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