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apprehend to catch and place under arrest. [1/4 definitions]
apprehension the act of catching and placing under arrest. [1/3 definitions]
arresting responsible for an arrest. [1/2 definitions]
bail1 an amount of money or other property left with a court to ensure that a person who is released after arrest will return to stand trial. [2/5 definitions]
bust2 (informal) to arrest, or to catch in wrongdoing. [1/10 definitions]
capias a legal document directing an officer to arrest a specific person.
citizen's arrest a legal arrest by a citizen, rather than an officer of the law, as permitted by common or written law.
collar (informal) an arrest by police. [2/7 definitions]
entrap to entice or trick into committing a crime so as to make an arrest. [1/4 definitions]
ergot the grainlike masses produced by the ergot fungus, or the toxin they contain, which causes circulatory arrest in humans. [1/3 definitions]
false imprisonment any illegal detention or confinement, usu. the result of false arrest.
fixation the arrest of psychological development at some stage before maturity, esp. in early childhood. [1/3 definitions]
house arrest legal confinement of a person under arrest in his or her home, a hospital, or a public building rather than in jail or prison.
nab (informal) to catch or seize; arrest. [1/2 definitions]
pinch (informal) to take into police custody; arrest. [1/10 definitions]
postarrest combined form of arrest.
rearrest combined form of arrest.
Rosa Parks U.S. civil rights activist and icon, whose arrest in 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama, for refusing to obey segregation laws on a municipal bus inspired a wave of civil rights activism; born Rosa Louise McCauley (b.1913--d.2005).
sanctuary a place that offers refuge or protection from arrest, seizure, or the like. [1/4 definitions]
stunt1 to arrest or slow the growth or development of. [1/3 definitions]
suppress to hold back or arrest, as a blood flow or sneeze. [1/4 definitions]