Open main menu
See also: arreter

Contents

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French arester (to stay, stop), from Vulgar Latin *arrestāre, from Latin ad- (to) + restō, restāre (stop, remain behind, stay back).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Europe) IPA(key): /a.ʁɛ.te/, /a.ʁe.te/
  • (file)
  • (Quebec) IPA(key): /a.ʁɛː.te/

VerbEdit

arrêter

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To halt, to stop.
  2. (transitive) To arrest (a criminal, etc.).
    Synonym: appréhender
  3. (reflexive) To come to a stop.
  4. (Louisiana, Cajun French) To wait

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


NormanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French arester (to stay, stop), from Vulgar Latin *arrestāre, from Latin ad- (to) + restō, restāre (stop, remain behind, stay back).

VerbEdit

arrêter

  1. (Jersey) to stop
  2. (Jersey) to arrest

SynonymsEdit