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Synonyms for nab
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Wiktionary

  1. nabverb

    Synonyms:
    nick, bust

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. nab

    Synonyms:
    catch, clutch, grasp, seize, lay hold on, lay hands on

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nabverb

    tag the base runner to get him out

    Synonyms:
    arrest, collar, pick up, nail, apprehend, cop

  2. collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab, copverb

    take into custody

    "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"

    Synonyms:
    quail at, cop, uplift, peck, hook, savvy, hear, complete, get, dig, percolate, hold back, nail, glom, nail down, pass with flying colors, perk up, smash, arrest, gather up, get word, snitch, boom, call for, see, find out, turn back, grasp, perk, halt, gain vigor, knock off, ace, compass, receive, sweep through, stop, sail through, get the picture, pinpoint, collar, turn around, apprehend, get a line, comprehend, lift up, peg, intoxicate, pick up, breeze through, contain, elate, catch, thieve, blast, grok, learn, get wind, hold, collect, discover, check

  3. nabverb

    seize suddenly

    Synonyms:
    arrest, collar, pick up, nail, apprehend, cop

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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. nabverb

    Synonyms:
    grab, snatch, seize

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "nab":

    drb, ncc, ran, detains, scc, detain

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How to use nab in a sentence?

  1. Michelle Krebs:

    It is important for United Auto Workers to nab one of the plants to rebuild membership as well as clout.

  2. Uday Cheruvu:

    Whilst we were avoiding buying the big four when Westpac and NAB were nudging $40 at the end of FY15, we now believe many market commentators are under-estimating the sustainability of their profits and dividends.

  3. Satish Sharma:

    We have put our best teams in place with all senior police officials. To nab the criminals we first need to identify the body.

  4. Rajib Sen:

    We are trying to nab the attackers and find out the reason behind.

  5. Steve Hall:

    You're going to incentivize more of this, not just by Russia -- North Korea is North Korea. These rouge states, these authoritarian states... know that all they have to do is nab one American -- whether it's a business person, a tourist, a professional, like Brittney Griner -- and then they can bargain for whatever it is that they want.


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