arrested


arrested
arrested;
un·arrested;

English syllables. 2014.

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  • arrested — (adj.) 1610s, pp. adjective from ARREST (Cf. arrest) (v.). Arrested development is first recorded 1859 in evolutionary biology …   Etymology dictionary

  • arrested — I (apprehended) adjective captured, caught, collared, committed, confined, constrained, detained, held, held in custody, immurred, imprisoned, incarcerated, interned, jailed, kept in custody, legally restrained, made captive, made prisoner,… …   Law dictionary

  • arrested — adjective : showing cessation of growth or activity arrested tuberculous activity arrested development …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arrested — Arrest Ar*rest , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Arrested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Arresting}.] [OE. aresten, OF. arester, F. arr[^e]ter, fr. LL. arrestare; L. ad + restare to remain, stop; re + stare to stand. See {Rest} remainder.] 1. To stop; to check or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arrested — ar·rest·ed (ə restґəd) detained; stopped. In obstetrics, the head of the fetus is said to be arrested when it is detained, but not impacted, in the pelvic cavity …   Medical dictionary

  • arrested — adj. Arrested is used with these nouns: ↑development …   Collocations dictionary

  • arrested — adjective Having been stopped or prevented from developing …   Wiktionary

  • arrested — Synonyms and related words: babbling, back, backward, behind, behindhand, belated, blithering, blocked, bridled, burbling, callow, caught, charmed, checked, coarse, constrained, controlled, crackbrained, cracked, crazy, cretinistic, cretinous,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • arrested — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. seized, taken into custody, jailed; see under arrest , arrest …   English dictionary for students

  • arrested — adj. delayed, halted, inhibited; detained, imprisoned ar·rest || É™ rest n. detention; imprisonment v. detain; delay, slow down, stop; imprison …   English contemporary dictionary


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