Definition for Arrest (arrested)

arrest (arrested), v. [OFr < L. ad to, at + restāre, remain, stop < re, back + stāre, stand.] (webplay: eyes, find, senses, world).

  1. Notice; discover; remark; capture; apprehend; comprehend; seize; grasp; understand.
  2. Stop; block; hinder; impede; obstruct; prevent from going.
  3. Attract; catch the attention of; cause one to stare at.

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