nab

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

nab (third-person singular simple present nabs, present participle nabbing, simple past and past participle nabbed)

  1. (transitive) To seize, arrest or take into custody a criminal or fugitive
  2. (transitive) To grab or snatch something
Synonyms[edit]
  • (To arrest a criminal or fugitive): nick, bust
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Etymology 2[edit]

Compare knap, knop, knob.

Noun[edit]

nab (plural nabs)

  1. The summit of an eminence.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)
  2. The cock of a gunlock.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Knight to this entry?)
  3. (locksmithing) The keeper, or box into which the lock is shot.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Knight to this entry?)

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Kurdish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nab

  1. pure

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

nab

  1. rafsi of nanba.