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Another word for cop

  1. A member of a law-enforcement agency

      1. One that peels, especially a kitchen implement for peeling the rinds or skins from fruits or vegetables.
      2. A person whose job it is to peel fruit or vegetable produce.
      3. (Pejorative, slang) A woman (less commonly a man) who removes her clothing for entertainment. A stripper.
      1. (Chiefly Brit.) A police officer
      2. A medieval officer of high rank, usually serving as military commander in the absence of a monarch.
      3. A peace officer in a town or village, with powers and jurisdiction somewhat more limited than those of a sheriff
      1. (Brit., Informal) A British policeman
      2. A police officer.
      3. A diminutive of the male given name Robert.
      1. (Slang) A person or group felt to be in a position of power or authority. Used with the:
      2. (Informal) Used as a familiar form of address for a man:
      3. A male representative, as of a country or company:
      1. The transfer of energy from one body to another as a result of a difference in temperature or a change in phase.
      2. The warming of a room or building by a furnace or another source of energy:
      3. The quality of being hot; hotness: in physics, heat is considered a form of energy existing as the result of the random motion of molecules and is the form of energy that is transferred between bodies as a result of their temperature difference
      1. A police officer; esp., a French police officer
      2. A member of the gendarmerie, a military body charged with police duties.
      3. A member of the French national police organization constituting a branch of the armed forces with responsibility for general law enforcement.
      1. (Slang, dated, with "the") The police.
      2. A mass or coating of fine, light fibers, hairs, or particles; down:
      3. A blurred, distorted audio effect deliberately produced when amplifying the sounds of an electronic musical instrument, as by overloading an amplification circuit
      1. A condition in which a foot has a flat or dropped instep arch, with the entire sole meeting the ground
      2. A person having the above condition
      3. (Colloquial, archaic, pejorative, law enforcement) (plural typically flatfoots) A policeman
      1. A reddish-brown, malleable, ductile, metallic element that is corrosion-resistant and an excellent conductor of electricity and heat: symbol, Cu; at. no. 29
      2. A ductile, malleable, reddish-brown metallic element that is an excellent conductor of heat and electricity and is widely used for electrical wiring, water piping, and corrosion-resistant parts, either pure or in alloys such as brass and bronze. Atomic number 29; atomic weight 63.546; melting point 1,085°C; boiling point 2,562°C; specific gravity 8.96; valence 1, 2.
      3. (Slang, law enforcement) A policeman.
      1. An optimist, especially regarding business conditions.
      2. An official document, edict, or decree, esp. one from the pope
      3. A person who buys commodities or securities in anticipation of a rise in prices or who tries by speculative purchases to effect such a rise.
      1. Common law, as distinguished from equity
      2. Something, such as an order or a dictum, having absolute or unquestioned authority:
      3. The system of judicial administration giving effect to the laws of a community:
      1. A female police officer.
      2. A woman who is a member of a police force.
      1. A policeman or policewoman.
      2. A member of a police force
      3. An officer in a law enforcement agency.
      1. A member of a police force, especially one who is male.
      2. A man who is a member of a police force.
      1. A body of persons with a similar organization and function:
      2. (Archaic) The regulation within a community of morals, safety, sanitation, etc.; public order; law enforcement
      3. A body of government employees trained in methods of law enforcement and crime prevention and detection and authorized to maintain the peace, safety, and order of the community.
      1. A law enforcement officer, such as a sheriff, who is responsible for maintaining civil peace.
      2. An officer entrusted with maintaining law and order, as a sheriff, constable, or policeman
      1. A female patrolman
      2. A policewoman who patrols or polices an assigned area.
      1. A policeman who patrols or polices an assigned area.
      2. A police officer, especially a junior one who does patrol instead of detection or supervising other policemen.
      3. A person who patrols; esp., a police officer assigned to patrol a specific beat
      1. One who holds an office of authority or trust in an organization, such as a corporation or government.
      2. A person appointed to a position of authority in the armed forces; specif., commissioned officer
      3. A person licensed in the merchant marine as master, mate, chief engineer, or assistant engineer.
      1. (Informal) The members of the police force (of a specified city)
      1. A policeman
      2. A U.S. soldier of the 19th cent.
      3. A person who wears a blue uniform, especially a police officer.
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  1. To take (another's property) without permission

      1. To be an informer; tattle (on)
      2. To act as an informer:
      3. To steal (usually something of little value); pilfer
      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 give a nip or nips
      2. To take (the property of another) unlawfully; steal.
      3. To move quickly; dart.
      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. (Slang) To rob or steal
      2. To steal, rob, or hold up (something).
      3. To hold up; rob.
      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 direct or carry from a lower to a higher position; raise:
      2. To uplift; elate:
      3. To reduce the sagging of (the face, breasts, etc.) by means of cosmetic surgery
      1. (Intransitive): To commit theft.
      2. To take (something) by theft or commit theft.
      3. To commit, or get by, theft
      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. 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 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 steal (a small amount or item).
      2. To steal or filch.
      1. To steal (usually something small or petty); pilfer
      2. To take (something, especially something of little value) in a furtive manner; snitch.
  2. To obtain possession or control of

      1. To succeed in reaching or achieving a specified condition or place; get
      2. To take in battle; capture:
      3. To get by effort, labor, struggle, etc.
      1. To get possession of (fish or game, for example) by capturing or killing.
      2. To carry in one's possession:
      3. To subtract:
      1. To cause to undertake or perform; prevail on:
      2. To take revenge on, especially to kill in revenge for a wrong.
      3. To cause to move or leave:
      1. To come into possession or use of; acquire:
      2. To get as an increase, addition, profit, or advantage
      3. To get to; arrive at; reach
      1. To represent (something transient, immaterial, etc.) in more or less permanent form
      2. To attract and hold:
      3. To take or seize by force, surprise, or skill
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    cop out

  1. To abandon a former position or commitment