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'arrest' - used as a noun
1. the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
2. the state of inactivity following an interruption
the negotiations were in arrest

'arrest' - used as a verb
3. take into custody
4. hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of
Arrest the downward trend
5. attract and fix
6. cause to stop
Arrest the progress

derived forms
1. Arrest / Plural
arrests
2. Arrest / Past
arrested
3. Arrest / Third Person
arrests
4. Arrest / Present Participle
arresting
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The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life. - Click here to find out.
Fact of the day
Former U.S. President Franklin Pierce was arrested during his term as President for running over an old lady with his horse, but the charges were later dropped.