Nab - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |næb|  American pronunciation of the word nab
Brit.  |næb|  British pronunciation of the word nab


- tag the base runner to get him out
- take into custody (syn: apprehend, arrest, collar, cop, nail, pick up)
the police nabbed the suspected criminals
- seize suddenly

Extra examples

We nabbed seats in the front row of the theater.

...the officer nabbed the purse snatcher before he could escape...

Don't keep chattering till some travellers come up to nab us.

The police nabbed him for speeding.

See if you can nab a seat.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: nab
he/she/it: nabs
present participle: nabbing
past tense: nabbed
past participle: nabbed
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