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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
cop (noun)
1.
dialect chiefly English - top crest
2.
a cylindrical or conical mass of thread, yarn, or roving wound on a quill or tube , also a quill or tube upon which it is wound
cop (verb)
transitive verb
1.
slang to get hold of - catch capture , also - purchase
2.
slang - steal swipe
3.
intransitive verb
- adopt cop an attitude slang - admit used with to these small-timers would…cop to the smallest offense their attorney could negotiate Tom Clancy
cop (noun)
- police officer
cop (abbreviation)
1.
copper
2.
copulative
3.
copy
4.
copyright
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
cop (noun)
a member of a force charged with law enforcement at the local level
SYNONIMS:
bobby, bull, constable, cop, copper, flatfoot, fuzz, gendarme, lawman, policeman, police officer, shamus
RELATED WORDS:
patrolman, policewoman; detective, dick, gumshoe, hawkshaw, inspector, investigator, plainclothesman, sherlock, sleuth, sleuthhound; marshal ( marshall), sheriff, trooper; peace officer; captain, lieutenant, sergeant; constabulary, heat [], man, police, police force; operative, private detective, private eye, private investigator
NEAR ANTONYMS:
civilian
cop (verb)
1.
to get possession of (something) by giving money in exchange for
SYNONIMS:
cop, pick up, purchase, take
RELATED WORDS:
acquire, gain, garner, get, obtain, procure, secure, win; finance, pay (for), spring (for); barter (for), deal (for), dicker (over), exchange (for), haggle (for), negotiate (about), trade (for); bargain (with), chaffer (with), horse-trade (with), palter (with); bid, offer; rebuy, repurchase
NEAR ANTONYMS:
deal (in), market, merchandise ( merchandize), retail, sell, vend
cop (verb)
2.
to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly
SYNONIMS:
bag, capture, collar, cop, corral, get, glom, grab, grapple, hook, land, nab, nail, net, nobble, rap, seize, snag, snap (up), snare, snatch, trap
RELATED WORDS:
glove, halter, lasso, rope; apprehend, arrest, detain; bay, corner; clasp, clutch, fasten (on), fist, grasp, grip, hold, latch (on onto), secure; rend, wrest; enmesh ( immesh), ensnare, entangle, entrap, mesh; abduct, kidnap, spirit (away off)
NEAR ANTONYMS:
discharge, free, liberate, release; drop, loosen, unhand
miss
cop (verb)
to make an acknowledgment of something unpleasant as true or valid
SYNONIMS:
admit, cop (to), fess (up), own (up)
RELATED WORDS:
blab, talk, tattle; babble, spill
NEAR ANTONYMS:
clam up, hush, quiet (down), shut up
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