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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.

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abort

verb. stop or cancel something
  • arrest
  • break off
  • call it quits
  • call off
  • check
  • cut off
  • drop
  • end
  • fail
  • halt
  • interrupt
  • knock it off
  • lay off
  • nullify
  • scrap
  • scratch
  • scrub
  • terminate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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