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Another word for nip

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Verb
  1. To grasp at (something) eagerly, forcibly, and abruptly with the jaws

      1. To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
      2. To go to see (a performance, for example):
      3. To get (something required), usually quickly or for a brief period:
      1. To give way suddenly under strain, as nerves, resistance, etc.
      2. To grasp or get suddenly with or as with a bite; snatch
      3. To take up something suddenly and eagerly; snatch or grasp:
      1. (Sports) To raise (a weight) in one quick, uninterrupted motion from the floor to a position over the lifter's head.
      2. To try to grasp or seize a thing suddenly; grab (at)
      3. To take, get, or avail oneself of hastily or while there is a chance
      1. To begin to move:
      2. To refuse to continue to work until certain demands are met; go on strike
      3. To engage in a strike against an employer.
    See also:

    reach

  2. To spoil or destroy

      1. To cause to shrivel, wither, or mature imperfectly by blast or blight:
      2. To emit a loud, intense sound; blare:
      3. To shoot or destroy by shooting:
      1. To suffer blight
      2. To cause (a plant, for example) to undergo blight.
      3. To have a deleterious effect on; ruin.
      1. To add an enlivening or altering element to:
      2. To drink hastily. Often used with down :
      3. To splash; bespatter:
    See also:

    help

  3. To take (another's property) without permission

      1. To steal (usually something small or petty); pilfer
      2. To take (something, especially something of little value) in a furtive manner; snitch.
      1. To steal (a small amount or item).
      2. To steal or filch.
      1. To steal, especially in a stealthy way.
      2. To steal; filch
      3. To take the property of another, often in breach of trust; to appropriate wrongfully; to steal.
      1. To try to grasp or seize a thing suddenly; grab (at)
      2. (Sports) To raise (a weight) in one quick, uninterrupted motion from the floor to a position over the lifter's head.
      3. To get (a small amount of sleep).
      1. To get, take, or give slyly, surreptitiously, or without permission
      2. To move, put, carry, or convey surreptitiously or stealthily (in, into, from, away, etc.)
      3. (Baseball) To gain (a base) safely without the help of a hit, walk, or error, usually by running to it from another base while the pitch is being delivered
      1. (Intransitive): To commit theft.
      2. To take (something) by theft or commit theft.
      3. To commit, or get by, theft
      1. To direct or carry from a lower to a higher position; raise:
      2. To reduce the sagging of (the face, breasts, etc.) by means of cosmetic surgery
      3. To uplift; elate:
      1. (Informal) To hit with a hard, sweeping blow
      2. To pass (a credit card or other magnetically encoded card) across or through an electronic device that reads it
      3. (Slang) To steal; pilfer
      1. To take unlawfully or without permission; steal.
      2. To buy (drugs)
      3. To get hold of; gain or win:
      1. (Slang) To rob or steal
      2. To steal, rob, or hold up (something).
      3. To hold up; rob.
      1. To catch, suspend, or connect with a hook.
      2. To fasten by a hook.
      3. (Basketball) To shoot (a ball) in a hook shot.
      1. To cause pain or discomfort to (a part of the body) by pressing or being too tight:
      2. To move (something) with a pinch bar.
      3. To draw a thumb and a finger together on a touchschreen to cause the image to become smaller.
      1. To be an informer; tattle (on)
      2. To act as an informer:
      3. To steal (usually something of little value); pilfer
  4. To move swiftly

      1. (Archaic) To shoot (an arrow, etc.)
      2. To arrange or roll (lengths of cloth, for example) on or in a bolt.
      3. To start suddenly and run away:
      1. (Brit.) To ride (a horse) at a fast pace
      2. To hold, carry, or put in a bucket:
      3. To move or drive rapidly or recklessly
      1. To hurry busily or with much fuss and bother
      2. To move or cause to move energetically and busily.
      3. To move busily and energetically with fussiness (often followed by about).
      1. To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
      2. To move suddenly and fast
      3. To move suddenly and rapidly:
      1. To throw so as to break; smash
      2. To move swiftly or impetuously; rush
      3. To write hastily. Often used with off :
      1. To hasten.
      2. To hurry; speed
      1. To appear or occur suddenly:
      2. To move or proceed rapidly:
      3. (Slang) To think of or remember something suddenly:
      1. (Naut.) To change the position of (a rope, pulley block, etc.)
      2. To move swiftly; flit; fly
      3. To cause (time) to pass quickly.
      1. (Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
      2. (Scot., North Eng.) To move to other quarters, esp. by stealth
      3. To move quickly from one condition or location to another.
      1. (Baseball) To hit a fly ball.
      2. To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
      3. To run away from; flee from; avoid
      1. (Rare) hasten
      2. To hasten or cause to hasten.
      1. To cause to move or act swiftly:
      2. To move in a quick fashion.
      3. To cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate
      1. To speed the progress or completion of; expedite:
      2. To move or act with haste; move faster than is comfortable or natural
      3. To cause to move or act more rapidly or too rapidly; drive, move, send, force, or carry with haste
      1. To misrepresent one's skill in (a game or activity) in order to deceive someone, especially in gambling:
      2. (Slang) To get, sell, victimize, etc. by aggressive, often dishonest means
      3. To move or act energetically and rapidly:
      1. To strike or assail repeatedly with thrown objects:
      2. To throw things at; strike with or as with missiles
      3. To move at a vigorous gait:
      1. To move rapidly or at top speed:
      2. To cause (an engine with the gears disengaged, for example) to run swiftly or too swiftly.
      3. To enter or run (a horse, etc.) in a race
      1. To move swiftly and powerfully, as a rocket
      2. To carry by means of a rocket.
      3. To soar or rise rapidly:
      1. To cause to function; operate:
      2. To sew with a continuous line of stitches:
      3. (Nautical) To sail or steer before the wind or on an indicated course:
      1. (Football) To run toward (a passer or kicker) in order to block or disrupt a play.
      2. To cause to move rapidly:
      3. (Football) To run with (the ball) after a direct snap from the center or after a handoff or pitchout
      1. (Informal) To move or proceed quickly
      2. To throw or otherwise propel (something) in a way that causes it to glide, float, or move steadily through the air
      3. (Nautical) To move across the surface of water, especially by means of a sailing vessel.
      1. To ride on a scooter.
      2. To move or slide (something) quickly
      3. To walk fast; to go quickly; to run away hastily.
      1. To clean things by vigorous rubbing and polishing
      2. To move swiftly; scurry.
      3. To remove as if by cleaning; sweep away; get rid of
      1. (--- Slang) To give, send, or hand quickly:
      2. (--- Informal) To use up or waste (time, money, etc.)
      3. (Games, Sports) To hit, kick, throw, drive, or propel (a ball, marble, etc.) toward the objective
      1. To increase the speed or rate of; accelerate. Often used with up:
      2. To drive at a speed exceeding a legal limit:
      3. To cause to move or proceed quickly; hasten:
      1. To run or race at full speed, esp. for a short distance
      2. To move rapidly or at top speed for a brief period, as in running or swimming.
      1. To pull apart or separate into pieces by force; rip or rend (cloth, paper, etc.)
      2. To become torn:
      3. To move violently or with speed; dash
      1. To cause to move at a trot.
      2. To cause to go at a trot
      3. To move quickly; hurry; run
      1. To move, go, drive, etc. swiftly
      2. To move rapidly in a circular manner or as in an orbit; circle swiftly
      3. To move, carry, drive, etc. with a rotating motion
      1. To whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
      2. To move quickly, nimbly, or briskly
      3. To move, remove, carry, brush (away, off, out, etc.) forcefully and speedily, as with a quick, sweeping motion
      1. To throw or spin rapidly:
      2. To move or do something quickly:
      3. To move swiftly with or as with a buzzing or hissing sound
      1. To carry or transport by flying:
      2. To throw or propel (a ball, for example) through the air.
      3. To say or do (something) without preparation or forethought; improvise:
      1. (Informal) To move or propel something with speed and force
      2. To move or act with a speed that suggests such a sound:
      3. To cause to move with speed and force:
      1. (Computers) To cause text or other graphics in a window or frame to appear larger on the screen.
      2. To move while making such a sound:
      3. To simulate movement rapidly away from or toward a subject using a zoom lens or other optical device.
      1. (Informal) In great haste
      2. (Informal) To hurry; hasten
      3. To go in haste. Often used with it :
      1. To cut or tear apart roughly or vigorously
      2. To cut, tear, etc. (stitches) so as to open (a seam, hem, etc.)
      3. (Informal) To move with speed or violence
      1. To put or pack in a barrel or barrels
      2. (Informal) To go at high speed
      3. To move or progress rapidly:
      1. (Slang) To proceed at great speed
      2. To move ahead at full speed.
  5. To take alcoholic liquor, especially excessively or habitually

Noun
  1. A small amount of liquor

      1. A unit of weight in the US Customary System equal to116 of an ounce or 27.34 grains (1.77 grams).
      2. A small amount of anything
      3. A random-access memory chip that must be recharged continually in order for stored data to be retained
      1. A sheer incline, such as the face of a cliff:
      2. The act of falling; descent:
      3. A trace or hint:
      1. A small cup or glass used to measure liquor, containing usually 112 fluid ounces
      2. A person who jigs or operates a jig.
      3. Any device or contraption whose name does not occur to one; gadget
      1. A chance at odds; something to bet on:
      2. A sharply hit or driven ball or puck.
      3. A small amount given or applied at one time:
      1. The act of sipping
      2. A small quantity of liquid sipped.
      3. A small quantity sipped at one time
      1. A young child
      2. A small child.
      1. A person, vehicle, etc. that moves sluggishly
      2. A line of type made in one piece or strip, as by a linotype machine
      3. (Informal) A shot of liquor.
      1. A rough, noisy sound made by breathing forcefully through the nostrils, as a horse or pig does.
      2. (Slang) A quick drink of straight liquor
      3. Cocaine or heroin, especially a small amount sniffed at one time.
    See also:

    big

    ingestion

Another word for nip

Noun
      1. (--- Informal) Any display of interest, as from a potential customer or client
      2. A slight tug on a fishing line, as from a fish sampling the bait
      3. A very small quantity, especially of food; a morsel.
      1. A tasty dish
      2. A small piece or amount; bit
      3. One that is delightful and extremely pleasing.
      1. A tricky or previously unsuspected condition or drawback:
      2. A device for fastening something or for checking motion:
      3. A tricky or disadvantageous condition; a catch:
    See also:

    bite

    pinch

Verb
      1. To wear away or diminish bit by bit:
      2. To take small or hesitant bites:
      3. To eat (food) with quick bites, taking only a small amount at a time, as a mouse does
      1. To take up something suddenly and eagerly; snatch or grasp:
      2. To open, close, or fit together with a click:
      3. With, or as with, a snap
      1. To eat with pleasure.
      2. To chew steadily, often with a crunching sound
      3. To chew food audibly or with a steady working of the jaws.
    See also:

    bite

    pinch