the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
the state of inactivity following an interruption;
take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
attract and fix; "His look caught her"; "She caught his eye"; "Catch the attention of the waiter"
cause to stop; "Halt the engines"; "Arrest the progress"; "halt the presses"
earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; "How much do you make a month in your new job?"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5,000 each month"
acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions
indicate or signify; "I'm afraid this spells trouble!"
commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country
transfer (electronic data) into a database or document
having important effects or influence; "decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself"; "virtue is of more moment than security"; "that result is of no consequence"
bring in from abroad
a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred; "the significance of his remark became clear only later"; "the expectation was spread both by word and by implication"
the message that is intended or expressed or signified; "what is the meaning of this sentence"; "the significance of a red traffic light"; "the signification of Chinese characters"; "the import of his announcement was ambiguous"
an imported person brought from a foreign country; "the lead role was played by an import from Sweden"; "they are descendants of indentured impor
introduce; "Insert your ticket here"
be a precursor of; "The fall of the Berlin Wall ushered in the post-Cold War period"
put before (a body); "introduce legislation"
cause to come to know personally; "permit me to acquaint you with my son"; "introduce the new neighbors to the community"
furnish with a preface or introduction; "She always precedes her lectures with a joke"; "He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution"
bring before the public for the first time, as of an actor, song, etc.
put or introduce into something; "insert a picture into the text"
bring in or establish in a new place or environment; "introduce a rule"; "introduce exotic fruits"
bring something new to an environment; "A new word processor was introduced"
bring in a new person or object into a familiar environment; "He brought in a new judge"; "The new secretary introduced a nasty rumor"
yield as a net profit; "This sale netted me $1 million"
conclusive in a process or progression; "the final answer"; "a last resort"; "the net result"
remaining after all deductions; "net profit"
a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects
game equipment consisting of a strip of netting dividing the playing area in tennis or badminton
a goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey)
catch with a net; "net a fish"
the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
construct or form a web, as if by weaving
make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million"
gather, as of natural products; "harvest the grapes"
get or derive; "He drew great benefits from his membership in the association"