HyperDic: nab

English > 3 senses of the word nab:
VERBcontactnabtag the base runner to get him out
contactnab, collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, coptake into custody
contactnabseize suddenly
nab > pronunciation
Soundsnae'b
Rhymesab / Ab / AB ... taxicab: 20 rhymes with aeb...
English > nab: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningTag the base runner to get him out.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
Broadertagtouch a player while he is holding the ball
English > nab: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningTake into custody.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
Synonymscollar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, cop
Broaderseize, prehend, clutchtake hold of
Spanishaprehender, apresar, arrestar, atrapar, capturar, clavar, coger, detener, pillar, prender
Catalanagafar, arrestar, capturar, detenir
English > nab: 3 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningseize suddenly.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderseize, prehend, clutchtake hold of
Spanishpillar, prender
Catalanagafar, arreplegar, enxampar

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