nabbed


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nab

To catch and arrest someone. Often used in passive constructions. We'll be able to nab the perpetrator as soon as we have an eyewitness to the crime. I heard the serial killer was finally nabbed last night.

nabbed

Caught and arrested by police. I heard the serial killer was finally nabbed last night. OK, here's your portion of the drugs to sell. Don't get nabbed!
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nabbed

mod. caught by the police; arrested. She’s down at the police station. She’s nabbed.
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