Adjective "Arrestable" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Arrestable


    Definition:

    1. to seize (a person) by legal authority or warrant; take into custody: The police arrested the burglar.

    2. to catch and hold; attract and fix; engage: The loud noise arrested our attention.

    3. to check the course of; stop; slow down: to arrest progress.

    4. Medicine/Medical. to control or stop the active progress of (a disease): The new drug did not arrest the cancer. noun

    5. the taking of a person into legal custody, as by officers of the law.

    6. any se

    Origin:
    arrest

    Examples:

    "offences can be arrestable."