Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Arrest

12 September 2020 The Mirror Quick

We have 35 answers for the crossword clue Arrest. We last saw the 'Arrest' clue in The Mirror Quick on Friday, 18 September 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • The act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
  • Hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of; "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in South East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"
  • Take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
  • Attract and fix; "His look caught her"; "She caught his eye"; "Catch the attention of the waiter"
  • Cause to stop; "Halt the engines"; "Arrest the progress"; "halt the presses"
  • 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"

Anagrams

We found 3 anagrams for the word 'Arrest'.

astrer
  • Definition Unavailable
raster
  • The rectangular formation of parallel scanning lines that guide the electron beam on a television screen or a computer monitor
starer
  • A viewer who gazes fixedly (often with hostility)

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

COP

Take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"

GET

A return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent

NAB

Take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"

4 Letters

BUST

An occasion for excessive eating or drinking; "they went on a bust that lasted three days"

HALT

An interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement; "a halt in the arms race"; "a nuclear freeze"

HOLD

The act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"

NAIL

Complete a pass

NICK

A small cut

STAY

Stay put (in a certain place); "We are staying in Detroit; we are not moving to Cincinnati"; "Stay put in the corner here!"; "Stick around and you will learn something!"

STEM

A turn made in skiing; the back of one ski is forced outward and the other ski is brought parallel to it

STOP

Come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped in front of a store window"

5 Letters

CATCH

The act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"

CHECK

The act of inspecting or verifying; "they made a check of their equipment"; "the pilot ran through the check-out procedure"

DETER

Turn away from by persuasion; "Negative campaigning will only dissuade people"

HITCH

The uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg

PINCH

The act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"

RUNIN

SEIZE

Take hold of; grab; "The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter"; "She clutched her purse"; "The mother seized her child by the arm"; "Birds of prey often seize small mammals"

6 Letters

COLLAR

The act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"

DETAIN

Cause to be slowed down or delayed; "Traffic was delayed by the bad weather"; "she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform"

HAULIN

PICKUP

Meet someone for sexual purposes; "he always tries to pick up girls in bars"

PULLIN

Get or bring together; "accumulate evidence"

SARTRE

French writer and existentialist philosopher (1905-1980)

7 Letters

CONTAIN

Hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of; "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in South East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"

SEIZURE

The act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property

8 Letters

HOLDBACK

Wait before acting; "the scientists held off announcing their results until they repeated the experiment"

STOPPAGE

The act of stopping something; "the third baseman made some remarkable stops"; "his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood"

TURNBACK

Turn inside out or upside down

9 Letters

APPREHEND

Get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"

11 Letters

INCARCERATE

Lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"

12 Letters

APPREHENSION

The act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"

15 Letters

PLACEBEHINDBARS

TAKEINTOCUSTODY

17 Letters

TAKINGINTOCUSTODY

The act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"

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