He had arrived only to hear, at the same time, of the acquittal and the rearrest.
It was well that they hurried, for the emperor decided they had been released too soon and sent an edict for their rearrest.
I ordered the rearrest of General Law upon his appearance within the limits of the command.
For the Japanese feel perfectly free to rearrest a person even after that person has been proven innocent of a charge.
The guardia civil could rearrest individuals and again charge them with crimes of which they had already been acquitted.
The man broke out of the Arizona penitentiary, and Fraser came north to rearrest him.
"to cause to stop," also "to detain legally," late 14c., from Old French arester "to stay, stop" (Modern French arrêter), from Vulgar Latin *arrestare (source of Italian arrestare, Spanish and Portuguese arrestar), from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + restare "to stop, remain behind, stay back" (see rest (n.2)). Figurative sense of "to catch and hold" (the attention, etc.) is from 1814.
late 14c., from Anglo-French arest, Old French areste, from arester (see arrest (v.)).
arrest ar·rest (ə-rěst')
v. ar·rest·ed, ar·rest·ing, ar·rests
To stop; check.
To undergo cardiac arrest.
An interference with or a checking of the regular course of a disease or symptom, a stoppage.
Interference with the performance of a function.
The inhibition of a developmental process, usually the ultimate stage of development.