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TWL06 (US, Canada and Thailand) Yes 12 Points
SOWPODS (UK and Others) Yes 12 Points
Enable (Words with Friends) No

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is arrestive a word in Scrabble?

    Yes, arrestive is a valid word in scrabble.As per TWL06 dictionary it has 12 points,As per SOWPODS dictionary it has 12 points.

  • Is arrestive a word in Words With Friends?

    arrestive is not a valid word in words with friends.

Definition(s)

Noun
1.
meaning: the state of inactivity following an interruption;
examples: 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
synonyms: {check}; {halt}; {hitch}; {stay}; {stop}; {stoppage}
2.
meaning: the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal);
examples: the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar
synonyms: {apprehension}; {catch}; {collar}; {pinch}; {taking_into_custody}
Verb
1.
meaning: cause to stop;
examples: Halt the engines; Arrest the progress; halt the presses
synonyms: {halt}; {hold}
2.
meaning: attract and fix;
examples: His look caught her; She caught his eye; Catch the attention of the waiter
synonyms: {catch}; {get}
3.
meaning: hold back, as of a danger or an enemy;
examples: 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
synonyms: {check}; {turn_back}; {stop}; {contain}; {hold_back}
4.
meaning: take into custody;
examples: the police nabbed the suspected criminals
synonyms: {collar}; {nail}; {apprehend}; {pick_up}; {nab}; {cop}
Source of definition(s) is WordNet ® Princeton University wordnet.princeton.edu
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