Definition Of arrect


a stoppage or sudden cessation of motion.

a respiratory arrest

attract the attention of (someone).

his attention was arrested by a strange sound

seize (someone) by legal authority and take into custody.

the police arrested him for possession of marijuana

stop or check (progress or a process).

the spread of the disease can be arrested

the action of seizing someone to take into custody.

I have a warrant for your arrest

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Example Of arrect

  • a respiratory arrest

  • A warrant of arrest issued for the accused's apprehension.

  • A warrant was issued for the claimant's arrest .

  • As a private security guard, he had no authority to arrest or detain the pair.

  • But that hasn't been enough to arrest a slide in profits.

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