Definition of nab verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    nab

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//næb//
     
    (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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