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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (3)

1. tag the base runner to get him out;

2. take into custody;
- Example: "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
[syn: collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab, cop]

3. seize suddenly;

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6 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nab \Nab\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nabbed (n[a^]bd); p. pr. & vb. n. Nabbing.] [Dan nappe, or Sw. nappa.] 1. To catch or seize suddenly or unexpectedly. [Colloq.] --Smollett. [1913 Webster] 2. To capture; to arrest; as, the police nabbed the culprit wtrying to hide in the basement. [PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nab \Nab\ (n[a^]b), n. [Cf. Knap, Knop, Knob.] 1. The summit of an eminence. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster] 2. (Firearms) The cock of a gunlock. --Knight. [1913 Webster] 3. (Locksmithing) The keeper, or box into which the lock is shot. --Knight. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

nab v 1: tag the base runner to get him out 2: take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals" [syn: collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab, cop] 3: seize suddenly
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

41 Moby Thesaurus words for "nab": apprehend, apprehension, arrest, arrestation, arrestment, bobby, bull, bust, cabbage, capture, catch, clout, clutch, collar, constable, cop, detain, detention, flatfoot, fuzz, grab, grapple, heat, hook, make a pinch, nail, nick, nip, paddy, peeler, pick up, pickup, pinch, pull in, put under arrest, run in, snatch, take, take in, take into custody, take prisoner
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

NAB National Association of Broadcasters (org., USA)
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

NAB Netware Asynchronous Board (Novell, Netware)