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Verb nobble has 4 senses
- victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, con - deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
--1 is one way to cheat, rip off, chisel
They nobble him of all his money
- pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift - make off with belongings of others
--2 is one way to steal
They nobble the goods
- kidnap, nobble, abduct, snatch - take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom; "The industrialist's son was kidnapped"
--3 is one way to seize
Somebody ----s somebody
- nobble - disable by drugging; "nobble the race horses"
--4 is one way to disable, disenable, incapacitate
Somebody ----s something