Synonyms of arrest in English:



  • 1 police arrested him for murder
    apprehend, take into custody, take prisoner, imprison, incarcerate, detain, jail, put in jail
    informal pick up, pull in, run in, pinch, bust, nab, collar
    [Antonyms] release
  • 2 the spread of the disease can be arrested
  • 3 she tried to arrest his attention
    attract, capture, catch, hold, engage;
    absorb, occupy, engross
  • noun

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  • 1 a warrant for your arrest
    detention, apprehension, seizure, capture, takedown
  • 2 a cardiac arrest
    stoppage, halt, interruption
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