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Definition 1: uncomplimentary terms for a policeman - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for cop in the sense of this definition

(cop is a kind of ...) a member of a police force

"it was an accident, officer"

(cop is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 2: take into custody - [verb of contact]

Samples where cop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the police nabbed the suspected criminals

Synonyms for cop in the sense of this definition

(cop is a kind of ...) take hold of; grab

"The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter" "She clutched her purse" "The mother seized her child by the arm" "Birds of prey often seize small mammals"

Definition 3: take by theft - [verb of possession]

Samples where cop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Someone snitched my wallet!

Synonyms for cop in the sense of this definition

(cop is a kind of ...) take without the owner's consent

"Someone stole my wallet on the train" "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation"

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