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We found 47 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word arrest:
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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. arrest: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. arrest: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. arrest: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. arrest: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. arrest: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. arrest, arrest: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Arrest, arrest: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. arrest: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Arrest: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. arrest: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. arrest: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. arrest: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. arrest: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. arrest (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. arrest: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. arrest: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Arrest (disambiguation), Arrest: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Arrest: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. arrest: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. arrest: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. arrest: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. arrest: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. Arrest: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  24. arrest: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. arrest: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. arrest: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. arrest: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. arrest: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (10 matching dictionaries)
  1. arrest: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Arrest: Duhaime's Canadian law dictionary [home, info]
  3. arrest: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  4. arrest: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  5. Arrest: THE 'LECTRIC LAW LIBRARY'S REFERENCE ROOM [home, info]
  6. arrest: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  7. ARREST: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  8. arrest: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  9. arrest: Glossary of Trade and Shipping Terms [home, info]
  10. arrest: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. arrest: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. arrest: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. arrest: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. ARREST: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. arrest: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. arrest: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. arrest: Glossary of Hiking Terms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (arrest)

noun:  the state of inactivity following an interruption ("The negotiations were in arrest")
noun:  the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
verb:  attract and fix
verb:  hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of ("Arrest the downward trend")
verb:  cause to stop ("Arrest the progress")
verb:  take into custody

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Words similar to arrest:   stop, check, nab, pinch, stoppage, apprehend, apprehension, arrested, arrester, arresting, arrestment, arrestor, catch, collar, contain, cop, get, halt, hitch, hold, more...


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