Definition Of arrests
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
Example Of arrests
A sculpture put up in the middle of the hall arrests your attention as you enter.
A warrant was issued for the claimant's arrest .
Although William Beckford wrote a Gothick romance as reckless and immoderate as himself, his life of epic prodigality would arrest attention had he not written a single line.
As yet there is no proven means of arresting the disease's progress, let alone curing it.
But that hasn't been enough to arrest a slide in profits.