6 Letters
4 Consonants
2 Vowels
2 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use arrest as a noun or as a verb in a sentence.
About Arrest
A 2 syllables noun and 6 letters with the letters a, e, r, s, and t, 4 consonants, 2 vowels and 2 syllables with the middle letters re. Arrest starts with a vowel and ends in a consonant with the starting letters a, ar, arr, arre, arres, and the ending characters are t, st, est, rest, rrest, . Arrest is also a double consonant (rr) word. View the double consonant words list.
The act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
Old French
School Grade
Arrest is set as a sat word that starts with a, ends with t, 2 syllables, 2 vowels and 6 letters.
Is arrest a scrabble word? A 6 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Arrest in Pig Latin is said as "arrestay or arrestway".
a | r | r | e | s | t
ar | rr | re | es | st
arr | rre | res | est
arre | rres | rest
Word Gram
Noun Examples
the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal);
"the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
the state of inactivity following an interruption;
"the negotiations were in arrest";
"held them in check";
"during the halt he got some lunch";
"the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow";
"he spent the entire stop in his seat"
Verb Examples
hold back, as of a danger or an enemy;
check the expansion or influence of;
"arrest the downward trend";
"Check the growth of communism in Sout East Asia";
"Contain the rebel movement";
"Turn back the tide of communism"
take into custody;
"the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
attract and fix;
"His look caught her";
"She caught his eye";
"Catch the attention of the waiter"
cause to stop;
"Halt the engines";
"arrest the progress";
"halt the presses"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Arrest"

There are 2,514 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to arrest.

Abandonmentwithdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility
"his abandonment of his wife and children left them penniless"
Abashcause to be embarrassed
cause to feel self-conscious
Abatebecome less in amount or intensity
"The storm abated"
"The rain let up after a few hours"
Abdominal Epilepsy
Abduction(physiology) moving of a body part away from the central axis of the body
Absorbcause to become one with
"The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax"
Absorb The Attention
Abstracta concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
"he loved her only in the abstract--not in person"
Abstractiona general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples
Accenta diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation

View all cognitive synonyms for Arrest


There are 4 anagrams from arrest.

Anagram Definition
Arrestthe act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
"the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
Rasterformation consisting of the set of horizontal lines composed of pixels that is used to form an image on a CRT
Starera viewer who gazes fixedly (often with hostility)
SartreFrench writer and existentialist philosopher (1905-1980)

View English words with the unique letters used in arrest. Words With The Letters Aerst


Arrest derives from 10 words.

Word Definition
Apprehendget the meaning of something
"Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
Arrestthe act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
"the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
Capturethe act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
Catchthe act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
"the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
Collarthe act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
"the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
Copuncomplimentary terms for a policeman
Getmake children
"Abraham begot Isaac"
"Men often father children but don''t recognize them"
Nabseize suddenly
Naila thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener
Pick Up


Arrest has 3 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Capturethe act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
Gaining Control
Seizurethe taking possession of something by legal process

The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word arrest.

Is arrest a scrabble word or can you use arrest in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 30660 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 24703 games. This 6 letter 6 point scrabble word can be rearranged 360 ways. What other words can be made with the letters a, e, r, s, and t? There's 65 with 8 letters or less with the letters a, e, r, s, and t. Here is a list of 25 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Arrest (6 letters) 6 6 arrest
Traverse (8 letters) 11 +5 12 +6 traverse
Tears (5 letters) 5 5 teras
Stare (5 letters) 5 5 teras
Stayer (6 letters) 9 +3 8 +2 reasty
Teras (5 letters) 5 5 teras
Sea Star (8 letters)
Arrester (8 letters) 8 +2 8 +2 arrester
Starter (7 letters) 7 +1 7 +1 aerrstt
Treasure (8 letters) 8 +2 9 +3 treasure
Raster (6 letters) 6 6 arrest
Swatter (7 letters) 10 +4 10 +4 swatter
Sweater (7 letters) 10 +4 10 +4 sweater
Teaser (6 letters) 6 6 rtaese
Tessera (7 letters) 7 +1 7 +1 tessera
Treasury (8 letters) 11 +5 11 +5 treasury
Waterway (8 letters) 17 +11 16 +10 waterway
Stature (7 letters) 7 +1 8 +2 stature
Waters (6 letters) 9 +3 9 +3 wresat
Aster (5 letters) 5 5 teras
Serratus (8 letters) 8 +2 9 +3 serratus
Ersatz (6 letters) 15 +9 15 +9 ersatz
Travesty (8 letters) 14 +8 14 +8 travesty
Sayeret (7 letters) 10 +4 9 +3 sayeret
Estuary (7 letters) 10 +4 10 +4 estuary


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