Nouns (11)

stay, check, arrest
n. continuing or remaining in a place or state; "they had a nice stay in Paris"; "a lengthy hospital stay"; "a four-month stay in bankruptcy court"
stoppage, stop, stay, hitch, halt, check, arrest
n. 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"
Arrest
n. [the act of taking a person into custody, esp. under lawful authority]

Verbs (13)

hold back, turn back, contain, stop, arrest, check
v. 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 South East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"
pick up, cop, nab, arrest, apprehend, nail, collar
v. take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"

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Fuzzynyms (21)

deferral, deferment, postponement
n. act of putting off to a future time
surcease, cessation
n. a stopping; "a cessation of the thunder"
custody, hold, detainment, detention
n. a state of being confined (usually for a short time); "his detention was politically motivated"; "the prisoner is on hold"; "he is in the custody of police"
respite, reprieve
n. a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort
capture, catch, get
v. succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; "We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?"
stop, intercept
v. seize on its way; "The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace"
bag
v. capture or kill, as in hunting; "bag a few pheasants"
catch
v. get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly; "Catch some sleep"; "catch one's breath"
get under one's skin, get
v. irritate; "Her childish behavior really get to me"; "His lying really gets me"
stunt
v. perform a stunt or stunts

Synonyms (3)

hold, maintain, keep
v. keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"; "hold in place"; "She always held herself as a lady"; "The students keep me on my toes"

Antonyms (2)

preserve, keep
v. maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger; "May God keep you"

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