Meaning

Primary

To Arrest

Alternatives

To Capture, To Apprehend

Word Type

する verb

Explanation

Remember how 逮捕 is an "arrest" or "capture"? This is the verb version, and it is to arrest or to capture.

Reading

たいほする
  • Kyoko
    (Tokyo accent, female)
  • Kenichi
    (Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well. Will also be helpful to know the word 逮捕 already as well.

Context

Context Sentences

もし今この場を去らなければ、公務執行妨害で逮捕するぞ。

If you don’t leave now, I’ll arrest you for violating laws against interfering with a public servant in the line of duty.

Kanji Composition