Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun cop

1 sense of cop

Sense 1
bull, cop, copper, fuzz, pig -- (uncomplimentary terms for a policeman)
       => policeman, police officer, officer -- (a member of a police force; "it was an accident, officer")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb cop

2 senses of cop

Sense 1
hook, snitch, thieve, cop, knock off, glom -- (take by theft; "Someone snitched my wallet!")
       => steal -- (take without the owner's consent; "Someone stole my wallet on the train"; "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation")

Sense 2
collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab, cop -- (take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals")
       => seize, prehend, clutch -- (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")

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