1. The act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal) (synset 100089545)
    "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
  2. The state of inactivity following an interruption (synset 114034398)
    "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"
  1. Take into custody (synset 201217701)
    "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
  2. Hold back, as of a danger or an enemy;
    Check the expansion or influence of (synset 201133899)
    "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in South East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"
  3. Attract and fix (synset 201508590)
    "His look caught her"; "She caught his eye"; "Catch the attention of the waiter"
  4. Cause to stop (synset 201863572)
    "Halt the engines"; "Arrest the progress"; "halt the presses"

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