take+into+custody

  • 1 take into custody — index apprehend (arrest), arrest (apprehend), book, capture, confine, constrain (imprison) …

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  • 2 take into custody — Arrest, take up, take prisoner …

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  • 3 take into custody — arrest, imprison …

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  • 4 take into legal custody — index impound Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5 take into preventive custody — index arrest (apprehend) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6 take into protective custody — index arrest (apprehend) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 7 custody — [kus′tə dē] n. pl. custodies [ME custodie < L custodia < custos, a guard, keeper < IE * (s)keudh < base * (s)keus , to cover > SKY] 1. a guarding or keeping safe; care; protection; guardianship 2. the right of having one s children …

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  • 8 take in — Synonyms and related words: abbreviate, abridge, absorb, abstract, accept, accouple, accumulate, acquire, admit, adsorb, affect, agglutinate, amass, appear, appreciate, apprehend, arrest, articulate, assemble, assimilate, assister, associate,… …

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  • 9 take — 1. verb 1) she took his hand Syn: lay hold of, get hold of; grasp, grip, clasp, clutch, grab Ant: give 2) he took an envelope from his pocket Syn: remove …

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  • 10 take — verb 1) she took his hand Syn: grasp, get hold of, grip, clasp, clutch, grab 2) he took an envelope from his pocket Syn: remove, pull, draw, withdraw, extract …

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  • 11 custody — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. care, [safe]keeping, charge, protection; imprisonment, bondage. See safety, restraint, retention. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Protection] Syn. care, guardianship, supervision, keeping, safekeeping, charge …

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  • 12 take up — 1. Raise, lift. 2. Begin (especially where another has left off). 3. Fasten (with a ligature). 4. Engross, engage, employ. 5. Occupy, fill, cover. 6. Arrest, seize, catch, take prisoner, take into custody. 7. Assume, adopt …

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  • 13 custody — n. 1 guardianship; protective care. 2 imprisonment. Phrases and idioms: take into custody arrest. Derivatives: custodial adj. Etymology: L custodia f. custos odis guardian …

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  • 14 custody — n. guardianship 1) to award, grant custody 2) to receive, take custody 3) joint custody arrest 4) to take smb. into custody 5) police; protective custody 6) in custody ( under arrest ) (held in custody) * * * [ kʌstədɪ] grant custody protective… …

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  • 15 take — I n. (colloq.) reaction 1) a double take ( delayed reaction ) (to do a double take) illegal payments 2) on the take (they were all on the take) ( they were all accepting bribes ) II v. 1) to take (a matter) lightly; seriously 2) (A) ( to carry )… …

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  • 16 custody — cus|to|dy [ kʌstədi ] noun uncount LEGAL ** 1. ) the legal right to take care of a child: The parents have joint custody of their children. The girl s father was awarded sole custody. 2. ) a situation in which someone is kept in prison until they …

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  • 17 take — take1 W1S1 [teık] v past tense took [tuk] past participle taken [ˈteıkən] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(action)¦ 2¦(move)¦ 3¦(remove)¦ 4¦(time/money/effort etc)¦ 5¦(accept)¦ 6¦(hold something)¦ 7¦(travel)¦ 8 …

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  • 18 custody — noun (U) 1 the right to take care of a child, especially when the child s parents are legally separating from each other (+ of): In most divorce cases the mother is awarded custody of the children. | have custody: a dispute over who should have… …

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  • 19 custody */*/ — UK [ˈkʌstədɪ] / US noun [uncountable] 1) legal the legal right to look after a child The parents have joint custody of their children (= both parents will look after the children). The girl s father was awarded sole custody. 2) legal a situation… …

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  • 20 custody — cus|to|dy [ˈkʌstədi] n [U] [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: custodia guarding , from custos person who guards ] 1.) the right to take care of a child, given to one of their parents when they have ↑divorced custody of ▪ He got custody of his son …

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