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, remanded, remanded into custody, restrained, seized, sent to prison, taken by force by the authorities, taken into custody, taken prisoner, under arrest associated concepts: arrest warrant, body execution, civil arrest, detention and custody, false arrest, false imprisonment, habeas corpus, imprisonment, malicious prosecution, probable cause to arrest, resisting arrest, restraint of liberty, search incident to an arrest, unlawful arrest II (checked) adjective adjourned, blocked, bridled, circumscribed, contained, controlled, curbed, deferred, delayed, deterred, discouraged, encumbered, governed, hampered, held back, hindered, impeded, inhibited, interrupted, limited, obstructed, postponed, prescribed, prevented, repressed, restrained, restricted, retarded, slowed down, stayed, stopped, suppressed, suspended, withheld

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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 — arrested; un·arrested; …   English syllables

  • 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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