Before even issuing an arrest warrant for the [ousted] president, they did that.
“We will save lives and arrest the traffickers, but the Mediterranean is not ours alone,” Renzi says.
They probably called media outlets so TV cameras could be at the scene of the “arrest.”
To have the strongest possible legal case, the undercover agent had to see the drugs before his support team could make an arrest.
Akhil Amar argues Congress should either impeach him or arrest him—but the courts should leave him alone.
On the day after your arrest, saying your dear ones should be cared for and comforted.
Oh, but I have much to say to you; and to begin with, I have a warrant for your arrest.
I won out of France with the very papers ordering my arrest.
The detectives now changed their tones and threatened to arrest him.
I can do it in Tarragona: they will arrest you there if I tell them.
"to cause to stop," also "to detain legally," late 14c., from Old French arester "to stay, stop" (Modern French arrêter), from Vulgar Latin *arrestare (source of Italian arrestare, Spanish and Portuguese arrestar), from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + restare "to stop, remain behind, stay back" (see rest (n.2)). Figurative sense of "to catch and hold" (the attention, etc.) is from 1814.
late 14c., from Anglo-French arest, Old French areste, from arester (see arrest (v.)).
arrest ar·rest (ə-rěst')
v. ar·rest·ed, ar·rest·ing, ar·rests
To stop; check.
To undergo cardiac arrest.
An interference with or a checking of the regular course of a disease or symptom, a stoppage.
Interference with the performance of a function.
The inhibition of a developmental process, usually the ultimate stage of development.