The word “nabbed” has 1 syllable: nabbed.

It's pronounced as /næbd/.

What is synonym and antonym for nabbed?

In the thesaurus, “nabbed” has 7 synonyms and 7 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for nabbed along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for nabbed

  • apprehended
  • arrested
  • captured
  • caught
  • grabbed
  • seized
  • snatched

Antonyms for nabbed

  • discharged
  • freed
  • liberated
  • missed
  • released
  • sprang
  • sprung

Meanings of nabbed

  • verb
    1. To seize, arrest or take into custody (a criminal or fugitive).
    2. To grab or snatch something.

Example Sentences

  • The clever detective quickly nabbed the elusive jewel thief in the act.
  • Startled by the security alarm, the shoplifter was swiftly nabbed by the vigilant store employees.
  • The police officer skillfully nabbed the suspect trying to flee the crime scene.
  • In a surprise move, the undercover agent nabbed the smugglers during the illegal transaction.
  • The quick-thinking teacher nabbed the troublemaker before they could disrupt the class.

On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to nabbed, such as: apprehended, arrested, captured, caught, discharged, freed, grabbed.

Make sure to choose synonyms and antonyms that are appropriate for the context of the sentence.

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  • hooked
  • lassoed
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  • nailed
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  • rapped
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