"cops" in the noun sense
1. bull, cop, copper, fuzz, pig
uncomplimentary terms for a policeman
"cops" in the verb sense
1. hook, snitch, thieve, cop, knock off, glom
take by theft
"Someone snitched my wallet!"
2. collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab, cop
take into custody
"the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
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