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Arrest - Khoma. Khotsa.

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Definition of arrest
- Arrest n
- The act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar" [syn: {apprehension}, {catch}, {collar}, {pinch}, {taking into custody}]
- 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" [syn: {check}, {halt}, {hitch}, {stay}, {stop}, {stoppage}] v
- Take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals" [syn: {collar}, {nail}, {apprehend}, {pick up}, {nab}, {cop}]
- 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 Sout East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism" [syn: {check}, {turn back}, {stop}, {contain}, {hold back}]
- Attract and fix; "His look caught her"; "She caught his eye"; "Catch the attention of the waiter" [syn: {catch}, {get}]
- Cause to stop; "Halt the engines"; "Arrest the progress"; "halt the presses" [syn: {halt}, {hold}]
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