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Definition of nab verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they nab
    he / she / it nabs
    past simple nabbed
    -ing form nabbing
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  1. 1nab somebody to catch or arrest someone who is doing something wrong synonym collar He was nabbed by the police for speeding.
  2. 2nab something to take or get something Who's nabbed my drink?
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