seize in the name of the law and usually put in prison
bring to an end; stop
catch and fist especially sb's attention
"the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
"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"
"the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
"Arrest the downward trend"
"Check the growth of communism in South East Asia"
"Contain the rebel movement"
"Turn back the tide of communism"
"His look caught her"
"She caught his eye"
"Catch the attention of the waiter"
"Halt the engines"
"Arrest the progress"
"halt the presses"
Some Checke or Arrest in their Fortunes.
Arrest of the patient's respiration might sometimes assist the surgeon.
出自： J. H. Burn
A wilde beast, In whom no reson might areste.
出自： J. Gower
Without arestyng for to helpe them.
We must arrest awhile vpon the nature, and degrees, and effects of charity.