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Hyponyms for catch

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Definitions for catch

  • verb - contract; "did you catch a cold?"
  • noun - the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
  • noun - the act of catching an object with the hands; "Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"; "he made a grab for the ball before it landed"; "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"; "the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion"
  • noun - a cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth; "he played catch with his son in the backyard"
  • verb - delay or hold up; prevent from proceeding on schedule or as planned; "I was caught in traffic and missed the meeting"
  • verb - be struck or affected by; "catch fire"; "catch the mood"
  • verb - grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of; "did you catch that allusion?"; "We caught something of his theory in the lecture"; "don't catch your meaning"; "did you get it?"; "She didn't get the joke"; "I just don't get him"
  • verb - detect a blunder or misstep; "The reporter tripped up the senator"
  • verb - discover or come upon accidentally
  • verb - become aware of; "he caught her staring out the window"
  • verb - be the catcher; "Who is catching?"
  • verb - catch up with and possibly overtake; "The Rolls Royce caught us near the exit ramp"
  • verb - succeed in catching or seizing
  • verb - to hook or entangle; "One foot caught in the stirrup"
  • verb - cause to become accidentally or suddenly caught
  • verb - spread or be communicated; "The fashion did not catch"
  • verb - reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot; "the rock caught her in the back of the head"; "The blow got him in the back"; "The punch caught him in the stomach"
  • verb - take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of; "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!"
  • verb - capture as if by hunting
  • verb - take in and retain; "We have a big barrel to catch the rainwater"
  • verb - attract and fix; "His look caught her"; "She caught his eye"; "Catch the attention of the waiter"
  • verb - apprehend and reproduce accurately; "She really caught the spirit of the place in her drawings"; "She got the mood just right in her photographs"
  • verb - attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts"
  • verb - reach in time; "I have to catch a train at 7 o'clock"
  • verb - suffer from the receipt of; "She will catch hell for this behavior!"
  • verb - perceive with the senses quickly
  • verb - see or watch; "view a show on television"; "This program will be seen all over the world"; "view an exhibition"; "Catch a show on Broadway"; "see a movie"
  • verb - hear
  • verb - perceive by hearing; "I didn't catch your name"; "She didn't get his name when they met the first time"
  • verb - get or regain something necessary
  • verb - check oneself during an action; "She managed to catch herself before telling her boss what was on her mind"
  • verb - start burning; "The fire caught"
  • noun - a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window
  • noun - a restraint that checks the motion of something; "he used a book as a stop to hold the door open"
  • noun - a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident; "it sounds good but what's the catch?"
  • noun - a break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion)
  • noun - anything that is caught (especially if it is worth catching); "he shared his catch with the others"
  • noun - a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect
  • noun - the quantity that was caught; "the catch was only 10 fish"
  • Pronounciation of catch

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    Synonyms for catch

    collar snatch match pinch snap haul apprehension taking into custody stop arrest grab gimmick overtake take hold of enamor fascinate pick up take in catch up with enamour captivate bewitch watch overhear get capture trance beguile entrance view trip up hitch becharm charm enchant see

    Antonyms for catch

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    Holonyms for catch

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    Hypernyms for catch

    touch fastener restraint speech adult capture touching fastening constraint delivery grownup gaining control game holdfast drawback object indefinite quantity seizure fixing manner of speaking physical object get detain learn pick up see play attach acquire pile up attract draw in get on perceive hold in curb catch fire hold up hear find out surprise seize spread roll up amass pull reproduce hurt comprehend hold moderate take fire contract change get word get a line witness prehend propagate collect compile pull in appeal ache watch contain erupt combust take delay understand get wind discover find clutch hit accumulate hoard draw board suffer control check ignite conflagrate

    Meronyms for catch

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    Sounds like catch

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