nab


nab

verb

Definition of NAB

1
to take or keep under one's control by authority of law <the officer nabbed the purse snatcher before he could escape>
Antonyms discharge
2
to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly <a pickpocket nabbed my wallet>
Synonyms bag, capture, collar, cop [slang], corral, get, glom, grab, grapple, hook, land, nab, nail, net, nobble [British slang], rap, seize, snag, snap (up), snare, snatch, trap
Related Words glove, halter, lasso, rope; apprehend, arrest, detain; bay, corner; clasp, clutch, fasten (on), fist, grasp, grip, hold, latch (on or onto), secure; rend, wrest; enmesh (also immesh), ensnare, entangle, entrap, mesh; abduct, kidnap, spirit (away or off)
Antonyms miss

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