Arrest and Catch


Arrest verb - To take or keep under one's control by authority of law.
Usage example: the inept robber was promptly arrested by the off-duty policeman he had tried to hold up

Catch is a synonym for arrest in attract topic. In some cases you can use "Catch" instead the word "Arrest" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like capture, action, take, fascinate. popular alternative

Nearby Words: arresting, arrested, arrester


Catch verb - To take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly.
Usage example: we tried to catch the kitten before she could sneak out the door

Arrest is a synonym for catch in capture topic. You can use "Arrest" instead the word "Catch" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as attract, take, engage, ensnare. popular alternative

Nearby Words: catchy, catching, catcher

How words are described

good good arrest good catch
full full arrest full catch
real real arrest real catch
successful successful arrest successful catch
Other adjectives: big, bad, easy, major.

Common collocations

person arrest person catch person
girl arrest girl catch girl
man arrest man catch man
guy arrest guy catch guy
Other words: someone, time, suspect, monster, thief, villain, criminal, culprit, anyone, murderer, killer, criminals, enemies, guys, villains.

Both words in one sentence

  • My. God.Shunsui: (explains to confused Nanao) Ever have to catch and arrest a guy doing two hundred on a hoverbike down a runway?
  • The reason Aoi even started dressing as a woman was because she wanted to catch and arrest chikan, so attempted molestation is a part of her job as well.
  • When the police set up a roadblock specifically to catch and arrest the Cannonballers, JJ spots a semi with an empty flatbed.
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