Definitions of "arrest"
  1. The act of restraining a person, potentially using physical force, by someone with proper authority like a police officer, in relation to a crime. This causes the individual to reasonably feel they cannot leave the situation
  2. The act of confining a person under legal authority, marking them as being in official custody
How to use "arrest" in a sentence
  1. Following the investigation, the police issued an arrest for the suspected person.
  2. The officer had to arrest the individual after finding incriminating evidence.
  3. After a lengthy chase, the fugitive was finally put under arrest.

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