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nab

 
 
pronunciation:
naeb
part of speech: verb
inflections: nabs, nabbing, nabbed
definition 1: (informal) to catch or seize; arrest.
After a long chase, the police officer nabbed the bank robber.
 
similar words:
apprehend, arrest, pinch
definition 2: to grab or snatch.
The thief nabbed her purse.
similar words:
grab, snatch, take