Translation of "nab" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /næb/ us /næb/ -bb- informal

to take something suddenly, or to catch or arrest a criminal

agarrar, robar, pescar
Undercover police officers nabbed the men at the airport.
Someone nabbed my apple when I wasn’t looking!

(Translation of “nab” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /nӕb/ (past tense, past participle nabbed)

(informal) to take, catch or get hold of

The police nabbed the thief.

(Translation of “nab” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)