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English verb: nab

1. nab (contact) tag the base runner to get him out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)tag


Domain categorybaseball, baseball game

2. nab (contact) take into custody


SamplesThe police nabbed the suspected criminals.


Synonymsapprehend, arrest, collar, cop, nail, pick up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)clutch, prehend, seize

3. nab (contact) seize suddenly


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)clutch, prehend, seize









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