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Nab

Synonyms for nab:

Sense 1

obtain.

Sense 2

clutch, seize.

Sense 4

pinch.

Sense 10

bust.

pick-up

pick up.

steal

pinch.

take

take.

Other synonyms and related words:

find out, collar, elate, cop, bust, lift up, get a line, contain, ace, grasp, learn, obtain, nobble, sweep through, blast, pinch, stop, dig, breeze through, nail down, see, get the picture, call for, glom, hold, gather up, complete, discover, boom, quail at, hold back, comprehend, uplift, snitch, thieve, check, peg, gain vigor, hear, hook, intoxicate, turn around, sail through, get word, savvy, get wind, apprehend, turn back, seize, arrest, pinpoint, percolate, peck, perk, clutch, restrain, compass, halt, perk up, nail, smash.

Sense 1 (noun)

obtain.

Sense 2 (noun)

seize.

Sense 3 (noun)

bust, pinch.

Sense 4 (noun)

clutch.

nab (noun)

arrest, collar, nail, cop, pick up, apprehend.

taking into custody (noun)

arrest.

seize (verb)

capture, clutch, apprehend, cop, grab, catch, pick up, take, arrest, nail.

take (verb)

capture, amass, get, bag, take, appropriate, acquire, abduct, deprive, confiscate, levy, commandeer, harvest, impound, reap, collect, annex, usurp, grab, catch, gather, procure, monopolize.

Usage examples for nab:

  • John Hart, Nab Walker and I stepped out with traveling bags in our hands, and revolvers in our pockets. - "The Master of the World", Jules Verne.
  • We propose to nab Seigneur Pigeonnier, who thinks that a lady is to meet him on Place des Italiens. - "San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams", Charles Paul de Kock.
  • Look out and see that he does not nab either of you- Musgrave. - "Dramatic Technique", George Pierce Baker.

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