He was arrested when customs officers found drugs in his bag.
The police arrested her for drinking and driving.
Airport officials were arrested after a major heist.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
The treatment has so far done little to arrest the spread of the cancer.
The look in his eyes arrested him on the spot.
The mechanism will arrest the motion of the flywheel.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 4
Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[theme] ARREST NP2[patient[abstract]]
An astonishing sight arrested our attention.
The musician had arrested his interest at first glance.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3