rearrest

rearrest
verb catch again, constrain again, legally restrain again, make captive again, place in custody again, recapture, recommit, reconfine, redetain, reimprison, rejail, seize again, take prisoner again

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • rearrest — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • rearrest — v. & n. v.tr. arrest again. n. an instance of rearresting or being rearrested. * * * I. “+ transitive verb Etymology: re + arrest : to arrest again II. “+ noun : a second or fresh arrest * * * v.t., n. * * * rēarrestˈ (↑arrest) …   Useful english dictionary

  • rearrest — v.t., n. * * * …   Universalium

  • rearrest — verb arrest again …   Wiktionary

  • rearrest — v. arrest again, capture again, apprehend again …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rearrest — verb arrest again. noun an act of rearresting someone …   English new terms dictionary

  • rearrest — re·arrest …   English syllables

  • rearrest — re ar•rest′ n. v. t …   From formal English to slang

  • rearrest — /riəˈrɛst/ (say reeuh rest) verb (t) 1. to arrest (a person) for a subsequent time. –noun 2. a subsequent arrest …   Australian-English dictionary

  • rearrest — The retaking of a prisoner following his escape from custody. 5 Am J2d Arr § 78 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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