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catch (n)
Definition: the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
Example: the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar.
Definition: the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
Example: the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar.
Definition: the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
Example: the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar.
catch (n)
Definition: the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
Example: the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar.
Definition: the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
Example: the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar.
Definition: the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
Example: the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar.
catch (v)
Definition: perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily
Example: I caught the aroma of coffee. He caught the allusion in her glance. ears open to catch every sound. The dog picked up the scent. Catch a glimpse.
Definition: perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily
Example: I caught the aroma of coffee. He caught the allusion in her glance. ears open to catch every sound. The dog picked up the scent. Catch a glimpse.
Definition: perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily
Example: I caught the aroma of coffee. He caught the allusion in her glance. ears open to catch every sound. The dog picked up the scent. Catch a glimpse.
catch (v)
Definition: get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly
Example: Catch some sleep. catch one's breath.
Definition: get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly
Example: Catch some sleep. catch one's breath.
Definition: get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly
Example: Catch some sleep. catch one's breath.
catch (v)
Definition: reach in time
Example: I have to catch a train at 7 o'clock.
Definition: reach in time
Example: I have to catch a train at 7 o'clock.
Definition: reach in time
Example: I have to catch a train at 7 o'clock.
catch (v)
Definition: take in and retain
Example: We have a big barrel to catch the rainwater.
Definition: take in and retain
Example: We have a big barrel to catch the rainwater.
Definition: take in and retain
Example: We have a big barrel to catch the rainwater.
catch (v)
Definition: start burning
Example: The fire caught.
Definition: start burning
Example: The fire caught.
Definition: start burning
Example: The fire caught.
catch (v)
Definition: catch up with and possibly overtake
Example: The Rolls Royce caught us near the exit ramp.
Definition: catch up with and possibly overtake
Example: The Rolls Royce caught us near the exit ramp.
Definition: catch up with and possibly overtake
Example: The Rolls Royce caught us near the exit ramp.
catch (v)
Definition: become aware of
Example: he caught her staring out the window.
Definition: become aware of
Example: he caught her staring out the window.
Definition: become aware of
Example: he caught her staring out the window.
catch (v)
Definition: contract
Example: did you catch a cold?.
Definition: contract
Example: did you catch a cold?.
Definition: contract
Example: did you catch a cold?.
catch (n)
Definition: a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect
Definition: a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect
Definition: a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect
catch (v)
Definition: apprehend and reproduce accurately
Example: She really caught the spirit of the place in her drawings. She got the mood just right in her photographs.
Definition: apprehend and reproduce accurately
Example: She really caught the spirit of the place in her drawings. She got the mood just right in her photographs.
Definition: apprehend and reproduce accurately
Example: She really caught the spirit of the place in her drawings. She got the mood just right in her photographs.
catch (n)
Definition: a break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion)
Definition: a break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion)
Definition: a break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion)
catch (v)
Definition: check oneself during an action
Example: She managed to catch herself before telling her boss what was on her mind.
Definition: check oneself during an action
Example: She managed to catch herself before telling her boss what was on her mind.
Definition: check oneself during an action
Example: She managed to catch herself before telling her boss what was on her mind.
catch (n)
Definition: a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect
Definition: a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect
Definition: a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect
catch (v)
Definition: delay or hold up
Example: I was caught in traffic and missed the meeting.
Definition: delay or hold up
Example: I was caught in traffic and missed the meeting.
Definition: delay or hold up
Example: I was caught in traffic and missed the meeting.
catch (v)
Definition: check oneself during an action
Example: She managed to catch herself before telling her boss what was on her mind.
Definition: check oneself during an action
Example: She managed to catch herself before telling her boss what was on her mind.
Definition: check oneself during an action
Example: She managed to catch herself before telling her boss what was on her mind.
catch (v)
Definition: capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping
Example: I caught a rabbit in the trap today.
Definition: capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping
Example: I caught a rabbit in the trap today.
Definition: capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping
Example: I caught a rabbit in the trap today.
catch (v)
Definition: spread or be communicated
Example: The fashion did not catch.
Definition: spread or be communicated
Example: The fashion did not catch.
Definition: spread or be communicated
Example: The fashion did not catch.
catch (v)
Definition: be struck or affected by
Example: catch fire. catch the mood.
Definition: be struck or affected by
Example: catch fire. catch the mood.
Definition: be struck or affected by
Example: catch fire. catch the mood.
catch (n)
Definition: a cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth
Example: he played catch with his son in the backyard.
Definition: a cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth
Example: he played catch with his son in the backyard.
Definition: a cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth
Example: he played catch with his son in the backyard.
catch (v)
Definition: attract
Example: She captured all the men's hearts.
Definition: attract
Example: She captured all the men's hearts.
Definition: attract
Example: She captured all the men's hearts.
catch (v)
Definition: discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly
Example: She caught her son eating candy. She was caught shoplifting.
Definition: discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly
Example: She caught her son eating candy. She was caught shoplifting.
Definition: discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly
Example: She caught her son eating candy. She was caught shoplifting.
catch (v)
Definition: grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of
Example: 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.
Definition: grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of
Example: 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.
Definition: grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of
Example: 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.
catch (n)
Definition: the act of catching an object with the hands
Example: 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.
Definition: the act of catching an object with the hands
Example: 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.
Definition: the act of catching an object with the hands
Example: 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.
catch (n)
Definition: a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window
Definition: a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window
Definition: a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window
catch (v)
Definition: start burning
Example: The fire caught.
Definition: start burning
Example: The fire caught.
Definition: start burning
Example: The fire caught.
catch (v)
Definition: delay or hold up
Example: I was caught in traffic and missed the meeting.
Definition: delay or hold up
Example: I was caught in traffic and missed the meeting.
Definition: delay or hold up
Example: I was caught in traffic and missed the meeting.
catch (v)
Definition: capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping
Example: I caught a rabbit in the trap today.
Definition: capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping
Example: I caught a rabbit in the trap today.
Definition: capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping
Example: I caught a rabbit in the trap today.
catch (v)
Definition: be the catcher
Example: Who is catching?.
Definition: be the catcher
Example: Who is catching?.
Definition: be the catcher
Example: Who is catching?.
catch (n)
Definition: the quantity that was caught
Example: the catch was only 10 fish.
Definition: the quantity that was caught
Example: the catch was only 10 fish.
Definition: the quantity that was caught
Example: the catch was only 10 fish.
catch (v)
Definition: succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
Example: We finally got the suspect. Did you catch the thief?.
Definition: succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
Example: We finally got the suspect. Did you catch the thief?.
Definition: succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
Example: We finally got the suspect. Did you catch the thief?.
catch (v)
Definition: get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly
Example: Catch some sleep. catch one's breath.
Definition: get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly
Example: Catch some sleep. catch one's breath.
Definition: get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly
Example: Catch some sleep. catch one's breath.
catch (n)
Definition: the act of catching an object with the hands
Example: 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.
Definition: the act of catching an object with the hands
Example: 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.
Definition: the act of catching an object with the hands
Example: 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.
catch (v)
Definition: reach in time
Example: I have to catch a train at 7 o'clock.
Definition: reach in time
Example: I have to catch a train at 7 o'clock.
Definition: reach in time
Example: I have to catch a train at 7 o'clock.
catch (n)
Definition: a break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion)
Definition: a break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion)
Definition: a break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion)
catch (v)
Definition: grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of
Example: 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.
Definition: grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of
Example: 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.
Definition: grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of
Example: 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.
catch (v)
Definition: perceive by hearing
Example: I didn't catch your name. She didn't get his name when they met the first time.
Definition: perceive by hearing
Example: I didn't catch your name. She didn't get his name when they met the first time.
Definition: perceive by hearing
Example: I didn't catch your name. She didn't get his name when they met the first time.
catch (v)
Definition: see or watch
Example: 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.
Definition: see or watch
Example: 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.
Definition: see or watch
Example: 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.
catch (n)
Definition: a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
Example: it sounds good but what's the catch?.
Definition: a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
Example: it sounds good but what's the catch?.
Definition: a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
Example: it sounds good but what's the catch?.
catch (v)
Definition: perceive by hearing
Example: I didn't catch your name. She didn't get his name when they met the first time.
Definition: perceive by hearing
Example: I didn't catch your name. She didn't get his name when they met the first time.
Definition: perceive by hearing
Example: I didn't catch your name. She didn't get his name when they met the first time.
catch (v)
Definition: see or watch
Example: 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.
Definition: see or watch
Example: 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.
Definition: see or watch
Example: 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.
catch (v)
Definition: become aware of
Example: he caught her staring out the window.
Definition: become aware of
Example: he caught her staring out the window.
Definition: become aware of
Example: he caught her staring out the window.
catch (v)
Definition: catch up with and possibly overtake
Example: The Rolls Royce caught us near the exit ramp.
Definition: catch up with and possibly overtake
Example: The Rolls Royce caught us near the exit ramp.
Definition: catch up with and possibly overtake
Example: The Rolls Royce caught us near the exit ramp.
catch (v)
Definition: apprehend and reproduce accurately
Example: She really caught the spirit of the place in her drawings. She got the mood just right in her photographs.
Definition: apprehend and reproduce accurately
Example: She really caught the spirit of the place in her drawings. She got the mood just right in her photographs.
Definition: apprehend and reproduce accurately
Example: She really caught the spirit of the place in her drawings. She got the mood just right in her photographs.
catch (v)
Definition: attract and fix
Example: His look caught her. She caught his eye. Catch the attention of the waiter.
Definition: attract and fix
Example: His look caught her. She caught his eye. Catch the attention of the waiter.
Definition: attract and fix
Example: His look caught her. She caught his eye. Catch the attention of the waiter.
catch (n)
Definition: a restraint that checks the motion of something
Example: he used a book as a stop to hold the door open.
Definition: a restraint that checks the motion of something
Example: he used a book as a stop to hold the door open.
Definition: a restraint that checks the motion of something
Example: he used a book as a stop to hold the door open.
catch (v)
Definition: cause to become accidentally or suddenly caught, ensnared, or entangled
Example: I caught the hem of my dress in the brambles.
Definition: cause to become accidentally or suddenly caught, ensnared, or entangled
Example: I caught the hem of my dress in the brambles.
Definition: cause to become accidentally or suddenly caught, ensnared, or entangled
Example: I caught the hem of my dress in the brambles.
catch (v)
Definition: attract and fix
Example: His look caught her. She caught his eye. Catch the attention of the waiter.
Definition: attract and fix
Example: His look caught her. She caught his eye. Catch the attention of the waiter.
Definition: attract and fix
Example: His look caught her. She caught his eye. Catch the attention of the waiter.
catch (n)
Definition: a cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth
Example: he played catch with his son in the backyard.
Definition: a cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth
Example: he played catch with his son in the backyard.
Definition: a cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth
Example: he played catch with his son in the backyard.
catch (v)
Definition: be the catcher
Example: Who is catching?.
Definition: be the catcher
Example: Who is catching?.
Definition: be the catcher
Example: Who is catching?.
catch (n)
Definition: a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
Example: it sounds good but what's the catch?.
Definition: a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
Example: it sounds good but what's the catch?.
Definition: a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
Example: it sounds good but what's the catch?.
catch (v)
Definition: detect a blunder or misstep
Example: The reporter tripped up the senator.
Definition: detect a blunder or misstep
Example: The reporter tripped up the senator.
Definition: detect a blunder or misstep
Example: The reporter tripped up the senator.
catch (v)
Definition: attract
Example: She captured all the men's hearts.
Definition: attract
Example: She captured all the men's hearts.
Definition: attract
Example: She captured all the men's hearts.
catch (v)
Definition: detect a blunder or misstep
Example: The reporter tripped up the senator.
Definition: detect a blunder or misstep
Example: The reporter tripped up the senator.
Definition: detect a blunder or misstep
Example: The reporter tripped up the senator.
catch (v)
Definition: reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot
Example: the rock caught her in the back of the head. The blow got him in the back. The punch caught him in the stomach.
Definition: reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot
Example: the rock caught her in the back of the head. The blow got him in the back. The punch caught him in the stomach.
Definition: reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot
Example: the rock caught her in the back of the head. The blow got him in the back. The punch caught him in the stomach.
catch (v)
Definition: cause to become accidentally or suddenly caught, ensnared, or entangled
Example: I caught the hem of my dress in the brambles.
Definition: cause to become accidentally or suddenly caught, ensnared, or entangled
Example: I caught the hem of my dress in the brambles.
Definition: cause to become accidentally or suddenly caught, ensnared, or entangled
Example: I caught the hem of my dress in the brambles.
catch (v)
Definition: suffer from the receipt of
Example: She will catch hell for this behavior!.
Definition: suffer from the receipt of
Example: She will catch hell for this behavior!.
Definition: suffer from the receipt of
Example: She will catch hell for this behavior!.
catch (n)
Definition: a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window
Definition: a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window
Definition: a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window
catch (v)
Definition: take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of
Example: Catch the ball!. Grab the elevator door!.
Definition: take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of
Example: Catch the ball!. Grab the elevator door!.
Definition: take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of
Example: Catch the ball!. Grab the elevator door!.
catch (n)
Definition: the quantity that was caught
Example: the catch was only 10 fish.
Definition: the quantity that was caught
Example: the catch was only 10 fish.
Definition: the quantity that was caught
Example: the catch was only 10 fish.
catch (v)
Definition: discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly
Example: She caught her son eating candy. She was caught shoplifting.
Definition: discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly
Example: She caught her son eating candy. She was caught shoplifting.
Definition: discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly
Example: She caught her son eating candy. She was caught shoplifting.
catch (v)
Definition: take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of
Example: Catch the ball!. Grab the elevator door!.
Definition: take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of
Example: Catch the ball!. Grab the elevator door!.
Definition: take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of
Example: Catch the ball!. Grab the elevator door!.
catch (n)
Definition: anything that is caught (especially if it is worth catching)
Example: he shared his catch with the others.
Definition: anything that is caught (especially if it is worth catching)
Example: he shared his catch with the others.
Definition: anything that is caught (especially if it is worth catching)
Example: he shared his catch with the others.
catch (v)
Definition: reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot
Example: the rock caught her in the back of the head. The blow got him in the back. The punch caught him in the stomach.
Definition: reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot
Example: the rock caught her in the back of the head. The blow got him in the back. The punch caught him in the stomach.
Definition: reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot
Example: the rock caught her in the back of the head. The blow got him in the back. The punch caught him in the stomach.
catch (v)
Definition: contract
Example: did you catch a cold?.
Definition: contract
Example: did you catch a cold?.
Definition: contract
Example: did you catch a cold?.
catch (v)
Definition: suffer from the receipt of
Example: She will catch hell for this behavior!.
Definition: suffer from the receipt of
Example: She will catch hell for this behavior!.
Definition: suffer from the receipt of
Example: She will catch hell for this behavior!.
catch (v)
Definition: to hook or entangle
Example: One foot caught in the stirrup.
Definition: to hook or entangle
Example: One foot caught in the stirrup.
Definition: to hook or entangle
Example: One foot caught in the stirrup.
catch (v)
Definition: succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
Example: We finally got the suspect. Did you catch the thief?.
Definition: succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
Example: We finally got the suspect. Did you catch the thief?.
Definition: succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
Example: We finally got the suspect. Did you catch the thief?.
catch (v)
Definition: to hook or entangle
Example: One foot caught in the stirrup.
Definition: to hook or entangle
Example: One foot caught in the stirrup.
Definition: to hook or entangle
Example: One foot caught in the stirrup.
catch (v)
Definition: hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers
Example: We overheard the conversation at the next table.
Definition: hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers
Example: We overheard the conversation at the next table.
Definition: hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers
Example: We overheard the conversation at the next table.
catch (n)
Definition: a restraint that checks the motion of something
Example: he used a book as a stop to hold the door open.
Definition: a restraint that checks the motion of something
Example: he used a book as a stop to hold the door open.
Definition: a restraint that checks the motion of something
Example: he used a book as a stop to hold the door open.
catch (n)
Definition: anything that is caught (especially if it is worth catching)
Example: he shared his catch with the others.
Definition: anything that is caught (especially if it is worth catching)
Example: he shared his catch with the others.
Definition: anything that is caught (especially if it is worth catching)
Example: he shared his catch with the others.
catch (v)
Definition: perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily
Example: I caught the aroma of coffee. He caught the allusion in her glance. ears open to catch every sound. The dog picked up the scent. Catch a glimpse.
Definition: perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily
Example: I caught the aroma of coffee. He caught the allusion in her glance. ears open to catch every sound. The dog picked up the scent. Catch a glimpse.
Definition: perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily
Example: I caught the aroma of coffee. He caught the allusion in her glance. ears open to catch every sound. The dog picked up the scent. Catch a glimpse.
catch (v)
Definition: spread or be communicated
Example: The fashion did not catch.
Definition: spread or be communicated
Example: The fashion did not catch.
Definition: spread or be communicated
Example: The fashion did not catch.
catch (v)
Definition: take in and retain
Example: We have a big barrel to catch the rainwater.
Definition: take in and retain
Example: We have a big barrel to catch the rainwater.
Definition: take in and retain
Example: We have a big barrel to catch the rainwater.
catch (v)
Definition: hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers
Example: We overheard the conversation at the next table.
Definition: hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers
Example: We overheard the conversation at the next table.
Definition: hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers
Example: We overheard the conversation at the next table.
catch (v)
Definition: be struck or affected by
Example: catch fire. catch the mood.
Definition: be struck or affected by
Example: catch fire. catch the mood.
Definition: be struck or affected by
Example: catch fire. catch the mood.