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cops

noun
plural of cop

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a member of a force charged with law enforcement at the local level
  • a cop stopped her for speeding

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cops

verb
present tense third-person singular of cop, slang

Synonyms & Antonyms of cops (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to get possession of (something) by giving money in exchange for
  • I copped a great outfit for only $50

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2 to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly
  • some concertgoers rushed pell-mell through the doors so that they could cop the seats down front

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“Cops.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cops. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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