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Overview of verb arrest

The verb arrest has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (20) collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab, cop

(take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals")

2. (2) check, turn back, arrest, stop, contain, hold back

(hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of; "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in South East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism")

3. (1) catch, arrest, get

(attract and fix; "His look caught her"; "She caught his eye"; "Catch the attention of the waiter")

4. halt, hold, arrest

(cause to stop; "Halt the engines"; "Arrest the progress"; "halt the presses")

Overview of adj arresting

The adj arresting has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. arresting, sensational, stunning

(commanding attention; "an arresting drawing of people turning into animals"; "a sensational concert © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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