Hyphenation of arrest

Wondering how to hyphenate the English word arrest? This word can be hyphenated and contains 2 syllables as shown below.


Definitions of arrest:

The act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
The policeman on the beat got credit for the collar
The state of inactivity following an interruption
The negotiations were in arrest Held them in check During the halt he got some lunch The momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow He spent the entire stop in his seat
Take into custody
The police nabbed the suspected criminals
Hold back, as of a danger or an enemy
Check the expansion or influence of Arrest the downward trend Check the growth of communism in South East Asia Contain the rebel movement Turn back the tide of communism
Attract and fix
His look caught her She caught his eye Catch the attention of the waiter
Cause to stop
Halt the engines Arrest the progress Halt the presses

Synonyms of arrest:

noun apprehension, catch, collar, pinch, taking into custody, capture, gaining control, seizure
noun check, halt, hitch, stay, stop, stoppage, inaction, inactivity, inactiveness
verb collar, nail, apprehend, pick up, nab, cop, seize, prehend, clutch
verb check, turn back, stop, contain, hold back, defend
verb catch, get, attract, pull, pull in, draw, draw in
verb halt, hold, stop

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