Synonyms for cop

Synonyms for (noun) cop

Synonyms: bull, cop, copper, pig, fuzz

Definition: uncomplimentary terms for a policeman

Similar words: police officer, policeman, officer

Definition: a member of a police force

Usage: it was an accident, officer

Synonyms for (verb) cop

Synonyms: collar, pick up, cop, apprehend, arrest, nab, nail

Definition: take into custody

Usage: the police nabbed the suspected criminals

Similar words: prehend, seize, clutch

Definition: take hold of; grab

Usage: 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


Synonyms: thieve, hook, glom, cop, snitch, knock off

Definition: take by theft

Usage: Someone snitched my wallet!

Similar words: steal

Definition: take without the owner's consent

Usage: Someone stole my wallet on the train; This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation