Synonyms for Arrest:

n.

freeing, incarceration, bust, pickup, shut off, cut into, stamp out, interfere with, acquittal, Restraining, imprisonment, commitment, detention, squeeze out, kill off, suppress. leave off. law, run-in. enthrall, transfix, excite, catch up, rivet, mesmerize, spellbind, grip. act (noun)
catch, collar, taking into custody, pinch, apprehension.
arrest (noun)
get, hold, halt, apprehension, pick up, hold back, stoppage, nab, catch, nail, pinch, collar, cop, turn back, stop, check, contain, apprehend, taking into custody, stay, hitch.
arrested (noun)
seized, imprisoned, put in irons, apprehended, taken into custody, booked, Collared, in custody, penned up, Detained, confined, taken in, sent up the river, Nabbed, shut up, busted, sent to prison, Handcuffed, pinched, sent to jail, Caught, jailed.
capture (noun)
occupation, acquisition, abduction, seizure, appropriation, apprehension, confiscation.
ending (noun)
cessation.
restraint (noun)
detention, restraint.
slowing or stopping (noun)
check, stoppage, stay, interruption, restraint, prevention, obstruction, cessation, halt, suppression.
taking into custody (noun)
collar, pinch, pick up, apprehension, detention, nab, commitment, nail, imprisonment, incarceration, Restraining, snare, capture, bust, appropriation.

v.

capture (verb)
catch, seize, win, abduct, gain, occupy, collar, secure, get, obtain, take, snare, capture, apprehend, achieve.
contact (verb)
catch, pick up, collar, apprehend, nab, get, nail, cop.
get someone's attention (verb)
grip.
stop or slow (verb)
stall, hold, suppress.
take into authorized custody (verb)
catch, get, seize, secure, apprehend.

Other synonyms:

belay, breathalyze, body search, Breath Test, bounty hunter, imprisonment. pickup, mesmerize, spellbind. stall, enthrall, transfix. rivet. bust. arrested
booked.
capture
occupy.
check
check, interruption.
grip
spellbind.
pick-up
pick up.
spellbind
catch up.
stop
belay.
stoppage
prevention, stoppage.
take
take.
Other relevant words:
halt, hold back, check, nab, obstruction, enthrall, stall, stoppage, bust, stop, hold, detention, grip, pinch, holdup, stay.

Usage examples for arrest

  1. I am quite sure that you are too shrewd to arrest me." – An Artist in Crime by Rodrigues Ottolengui
  2. There's quite a good- sized reward offered for his arrest in case he ever does get back on our side of the line." – The Thunder Bird by B. M. Bower
  3. You were present at the time of my arrest weren't you? – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock