Examples of nab in a Sentence
We nabbed seats in the front row of the theater.
the officer nabbed the purse snatcher before he could escape
Recent Examples of nab from the Web
The senators nabbed the Oval Office meeting when someone who worked for both of their campaigns — Mike Dubke — was doing his three-month tour as White House press secretary.
Those who attend can place bets on the winner, officials say, and the victorious finch can nab its owner around $5,000 in some cases.
The Dallas Mavericks nabbed the top overall player in an NBA draft Wednesday afternoon in New York City.
HIGHLIGHTS The Oregon State defense nabbed the first day edge over the offense when the two sides matched up.
Falls Church nabbed the top spot with strong ratings in high-quality health care, housing, and public safety.
With a price like that, these falafels may just have officially nabbed the title of our new go-to weeknight meal.
Ohio State nabbed the No. 2 in-state player in the 2017 class in Cathedral linebacker Pete Werner and the No. 2 player in the 2016 class in Fort Wayne Luers receiver Austin Mack.
Poachers are nabbing giant anteaters for meat and blue macaws to sell as exotic pets.
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take hold (of);
NAB Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nab for English Language Learners
: to catch and stop or arrest (someone)
: to take or get (something) quickly and often in a way that is clever or rude
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