Textual thesaurus for "nail"

(verb) complete

complete a pass

(verb) collar, pick up, cop, apprehend, arrest, nab

take into custody

the police nabbed the suspected criminals

(verb) blast, boom, smash

hit hard

He smashed a 3-run homer

(verb) pinpoint

locate exactly

can you pinpoint the position of the enemy?; The chemists could not nail the identity of the chromosome

(verb) breeze through, ace, sweep through, pass with flying colors, sail through

succeed at easily

She sailed through her exams; You will pass with flying colors; She nailed her astrophysics course

(verb) peg, nail down

succeed in obtaining a position

He nailed down a spot at Harvard