Noun Definition


1.Definition: the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)

Related Noun(s):apprehension, catch, collar, pinch

Category: General

2.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):check, halt, hitch, stay, stop, stoppage

Category: General