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."
"Did you catch a cold?."
verb: delay or hold up; prevent from proceeding on schedule or as planned
verb: be struck or affected by
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