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cop

noun

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  1. a member of a force charged with law enforcement at the local level a cop stopped her for speeding Synonyms bobby [British], bull [slang], constable [chiefly British], officer, copper, flatfoot [slang], fuzz, gendarme, lawman, policeman, police officer, shamus [slang]Related Words patrolman, policewoman; detective, dick, gumshoe, hawkshaw, inspector, investigator, plainclothesman, sherlock, sleuth, sleuthhound; marshal (also marshall), sheriff, trooper; peace officer; captain, lieutenant, sergeant; constabulary, heat [slang], man, police, police force; operative, private detective, private eye, private investigatorNear Antonyms civilian


cop

verb, slang

Synonyms and Antonyms of cop

  1. 1 to get possession of (something) by giving money in exchange for I copped a great outfit for only $50 Synonyms buy [slang], pick up, purchase, takeRelated Words acquire, gain, garner, get, obtain, procure, secure, win; finance, pay (for), spring (for); barter (for), deal (for), dicker (over), exchange (for), haggle (for), negotiate (about), trade (for); bargain (with), chaffer (with), horse-trade (with), palter (with); bid, offer; rebuy, repurchaseNear Antonyms deal (in), market, merchandise (also merchandize), retail, sell, vend

  2. 2 to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly some concertgoers rush pell-mell through the doors so that they could cop the seats down front Synonyms bag, capture, collar, catch [slang], corral, get, glom, grab, grapple, hook, land, nab, nail, net, nobble [British slang], rap, seize, snag, snap (up), snare, snatch, trapRelated 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)Near Antonyms discharge, free, liberate, release; drop, loosen, unhandAntonyms miss


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