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Definition 1: disable by drugging - [verb of change]

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

  • nobble the race horses

(nobble is a kind of ...) make unable to perform a certain action

"disable this command on your computer"

Definition 2: take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom - [verb of contact]

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

  • The industrialist's son was kidnapped

Synonyms for nobble in the sense of this definition

(nobble is a kind of ...) take or capture by force

"The terrorists seized the politicians" "The rebels threaten to seize civilian hostages"

(... is a kind of nobble ) take (someone) against his will for compulsory service, especially on board a ship

"The men were shanghaied after being drugged"

(nobble belongs to category ...) (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act

"a long record of crimes"

Definition 3: make off with belongings of others - [verb of possession]

Synonyms for nobble in the sense of this definition

(nobble 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"

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

  • He swindled me out of my inheritance
  • She defrauded the customers who trusted her

Synonyms for nobble in the sense of this definition

(nobble is a kind of ...) deprive somebody of something by deceit

"The con-man beat me out of $50" "This salesman ripped us off!" "we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme" "They chiseled me out of my money"

(... is a kind of nobble ) cheat someone by not returning him enough money

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