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definition of the word arrest

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A man being arrested, in most countries around the world, arrested suspects will have their arms in their back with handcuffs.

To cause to stop, from Old French arester to stay, stop, from Vulgar Latin *arrestare, from Latin ad- to + restare to stop, remain behind, stay back, from re- back + stare to stand, from PIE base *sta- to stand (see Latin stet).

Singular
arrest

Plural
arrests

arrest (plural arrests)

  1. check, stop, an act or instance of arresting
  2. the condition of being stopped.
  3. seizure, detention
  4. a device to physically arrest motion

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