Arrest and Turn off


Arrest verb - To take or keep under one's control by authority of law.

Turn off and arrest are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Turn off" instead a verb "Arrest".

Nearby Words: arresting, arrested, arrester

Turn off

Turn off verb - To cause to stop functioning.
Usage example: please turn off the fan when you're done

Arrest and turn off are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Arrest" instead a verb "Turn off".

Both terms in one sentence

  • Once the car is a short distance away, the police turn off the car and arrest the thieves.
  • Late in the book, a military unit launches a raid to arrest various individuals, and one of their preperatory steps is to have every soldier turn off and lock up their radios, cell phones, computers, etc.
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