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nab

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1 to take or keep under oneʼs control by authority of law

  • the officer nabbed the purse snatcher before he could escape
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apprehend, arrest, bust [slang], collar, nail, nick [British slang], pick up, pinch, pull in, restrain, run in, seize

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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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take hold (of)

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