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nab

verb

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1 to take or keep under one's control by authority of law
  • the officer nabbed the purse snatcher before he could escape

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2 to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly
  • a pickpocket nabbed my wallet

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The first known use of nab was in 1686

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“Nab.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nab. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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