Details of word ARREST

Definition of arrest

v. t. - To stop; to check or hinder the motion or action of; as, to arrest the current of a river; to arrest the senses.
v. t. - To take, seize, or apprehend by authority of law; as, to arrest one for debt, or for a crime.
v. t. - To seize on and fix; to hold; to catch; as, to arrest the eyes or attention.
v. t. - To rest or fasten; to fix; to concentrate.
v. i. - To tarry; to rest.
v. t. - The act of stopping, or restraining from further motion, etc.; stoppage; hindrance; restraint; as, an arrest of development.
v. t. - The taking or apprehending of a person by authority of law; legal restraint; custody. Also, a decree, mandate, or warrant.
v. t. - Any seizure by power, physical or moral.
v. t. - A scurfiness of the back part of the hind leg of a horse; -- also named rat-tails.

Word "arrest" contains 6 letters : A E R R S T

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