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arrest (verb), arrests; arrested; arresting
1. To use the power and authority of the law to take and to keep someone in jail: The police officer said, "I'm arresting you in the name of the law."
The police arrested the man for assaulting his wife.2. To stop the movement of something: Dr. Jones told the patient, Mrs. Thompson, that drugs can't arrest the progress of the disease, however they can slow it down.
This entry is located in the following unit: stato-, stat-, sta-, -static, -stasi, staso-, -stasis, -stasia, -stacy, -stitute, -stitution, -sist (page 1)