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Definitions of arrest
v. t. - To stop; to check or hinder the motion or action of; as, to arrest the current of a river; to arrest the senses. 2
v. t. - To take, seize, or apprehend by authority of law; as, to arrest one for debt, or for a crime. 2
v. t. - To seize on and fix; to hold; to catch; as, to arrest the eyes or attention. 2
v. t. - To rest or fasten; to fix; to concentrate. 2
v. i. - To tarry; to rest. 2
v. t. - The act of stopping, or restraining from further motion, etc.; stoppage; hindrance; restraint; as, an arrest of development. 2
v. t. - The taking or apprehending of a person by authority of law; legal restraint; custody. Also, a decree, mandate, or warrant. 2
v. t. - Any seizure by power, physical or moral. 2
v. t. - A scurfiness of the back part of the hind leg of a horse; -- also named rat-tails. 2

The word "arrest" uses 6 letters: A E R R S T.

Direct anagrams of arrest:
  rarest   raster   raters   starer   tarres   terras

Words formed by adding one letter before or after arrest (in bold), or to aerrst in any order:
a -   erratas   b -   barrets   barters   c -   carters   craters   tracers   d -   darters   retards   starred   traders   e -   retears   serrate   tearers   f -   fraters   rafters   strafer   g -   garrets   garters   graters   i -   artsier   tarries   tarsier   k -   kraters   starker   m -   armrest   smarter   n -   errants   ranters   o -   roaster   p -   praters   s -   arrests   rasters   starers   t -   ratters   restart   starter   v -   starver   y -   strayer  

Shorter words found within arrest:
ae   ar   are   ares   ars   arse   art   arts   as   aster   at   ate   ates   ear   ears   east   eat   eats   er   era   eras   err   errs   ers   erst   es   et   eta   etas   rare   rares   ras   rase   raser   rat   rate   rater   rates   rats   re   rear   rears   res   rest   ret   rets   sae   sat   sate   sea   sear   seat   ser   sera   set   seta   star   stare   ta   tae   tar   tare   tares   tarre   tars   tas   tea   tear   tears   teas   terra   tsar  

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