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arrestment

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  1. 1 the act of taking or holding under one's control by authority of law the arrestment of the bank president for embezzlement was accomplished as quietly as possible Synonyms of arrestment apprehension, arrest, bust [slang], collar, pinchWords Related to arrestment raid; house arrest; capture, entrapment, seizure; captivity, confinement, detention, enchainment, hold, immurement, imprisonment, incarceration, restraint; rearrest; remandNear Antonyms of arrestment emancipation, liberation, releaseAntonyms of arrestment discharge

  2. 2 the stopping of a process or activity the arrestment of all brain activity in the patient Synonyms of arrestment arrest, end, cease, cessation, check, close, closedown, closure, conclusion, cutoff, discontinuance, discontinuation, ending, expiration, finish, halt, lapse, offset, shutdown, shutoff, stay, stop, stoppage, surcease, terminationWords Related to arrestment mop-up, phaseout; abeyance, break, interruption, layoff, letup, moratorium, pause, standstill, suspensionNear Antonyms of arrestment extension, persistence, prolongationAntonyms of arrestment continuance, continuation


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