Tarantini and Devenuto were arrested last week, charged with blackmailing Berlusconi.
Four people in the U.K. were arrested and they are due to plead in court later this month.
He was arrested multiple times holding a can of spray paint with his hands and mouth “smeared with the stuff.”
Once she overcame her shock, Esfandiari realized she was arrested because she was perceived as an agent provocateur.
Then, in September 2010, he was arrested under dubious circumstances and charged with possession of ecstasy.
The grace of the speaker, and the mystic quality of the thing spoken, arrested him.'
This morning she was arrested by the thought that the plot she had planted was hers.
What if he had made us pay for the damage you did, or had had you arrested?
Now, when I'm arrested for speeding, I'm not in the least flustered—oh, not a little bit!
And the man you have arrested, do you think he is connected with the men who were fighting in the Museum?
1610s, past participle adjective from arrest (v.). Arrested development is first recorded 1859 in evolutionary biology.
"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.