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Definition of "catch":

noun: the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)


noun: the act of catching an object with the hands

"Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"


noun: a cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth

"he played catch with his son in the backyard"


noun: a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window


noun: a restraint that checks the motion of something


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"


verb: contract

"did you catch a cold?"


verb: delay or hold up; prevent from proceeding on schedule or as planned


verb: be struck or affected by

"catch fire"


verb: grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of

"did you catch that allusion?"


verb: detect a blunder or misstep


verb: discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly; catch somebody doing something or in a certain state


verb: become aware of


verb: be the catcher

"Who is catching?"


verb: catch up with and possibly overtake


verb: succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase

"Did you catch the thief?"


verb: to hook or entangle


verb: cause to become accidentally or suddenly caught, ensnared, or entangled


verb: spread or be communicated

"The fashion did not catch"


verb: reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot


verb: take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of

"Catch the ball!"


verb: capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping


verb: take in and retain

"We have a big barrel to catch the rainwater"


verb: attract and fix

"Catch the attention of the waiter"


verb: apprehend and reproduce accurately


verb: attract; cause to be enamored


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, suddenly, or momentarily

"ears open to catch every sound"


verb: see or watch

"Catch a show on Broadway"


verb: hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers


verb: perceive by hearing

"I didn't catch your name"


verb: get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly

"Catch some sleep"


verb: check oneself during an action

"She managed to catch herself before telling her boss what was on her mind"


verb: start burning



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