Scrabble word: CATCH
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Definitions of CATCH in dictionaries:
- noun - a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
- noun - the quantity that was caught
- noun - a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect
- noun - anything that is caught (especially if it is worth catching)
- noun - a break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion)
- noun - a restraint that checks the motion of something
- noun - a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window
- noun - a cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth
- noun - the act of catching an object with the hands
- noun - the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
- verb - discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly
- verb - perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily
- 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
- verb - succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
- verb - to hook or entangle
- verb - attract and fix
- verb - capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping
- verb - reach in time
- verb - get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly
- verb - catch up with and possibly overtake
- verb - be struck or affected by
- verb - check oneself during an action
- verb - hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers
- verb - see or watch
- verb - cause to become accidentally or suddenly caught, ensnared, or entangled
- verb - detect a blunder or misstep
- verb - grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of
- verb - contract
- verb - start burning
- verb - perceive by hearing
- verb - suffer from the receipt of
- verb - attract
- verb - apprehend and reproduce accurately
- verb - take in and retain
- verb - spread or be communicated
- verb - be the catcher
- verb - become aware of
- verb - delay or hold up
- To capture or seize, especially after a chase.
- To take by or as if by trapping or snaring.
- To discover or come upon suddenly, unexpectedly, or accidentally: He was caught in the act of stealing.
- To become cognizant or aware of suddenly: caught her gazing out the window.
- To take hold of, especially forcibly or suddenly; grasp: caught me by the arm; caught the reins.
- To grab so as to stop the motion of: catch a ball.
- To overtake: The green car caught me on the straightaway.
- To reach just in time; take: caught the bus to town; catch a wave.
- To hold, as by snagging or entangling.
- To cause to become suddenly or accidentally hooked, entangled, or fastened: caught my hem on the stair.
- To hold up; delay: was caught in traffic for an hour.
- To hit; strike: a punch that caught me in the stomach.
- To check (oneself) during an action: I caught myself before replying.
- To become subject to or to contract, as by exposure to a pathogen: catch a cold.
- To become affected by or infused with: caught the joyous mood of the festival.
- To suffer from the receipt of (criticism, for example): caught hell for being late.
- To take or get suddenly, momentarily, or quickly: We caught a glimpse of the monarch.
- To grasp mentally; apprehend: I don’t catch your meaning.
- To apprehend and reproduce accurately by or as if by artistic means: an impressionist who caught the effects of wind and water in his paintings.
- To attract and fix; arrest: couldn’t catch their attention; caught the teacher’s eye.
- To charm; captivate.
- To go to see (a performance, for example): caught the midnight show.
- To get (something required), usually quickly or for a brief period: catch some sleep.
- To become held, entangled, or fastened: My coat caught in the car door.
- To act or move so as to hold or grab someone or something: tried to catch at the life preserver.
- To be communicable or infectious; spread.
- To ignite: The fire caught.
- To act as catcher.
- The act of catching; a taking and holding.
- Something that catches, especially a device for fastening or for checking motion.
- Something caught: The mistake you found was a good catch.
- One, such as a person or thing, that is worth catching.
- The grabbing and holding of a thrown, kicked, or batted ball before it hits the ground.
- A game of throwing and catching a ball.
- A quantity that is caught: The catch amounted to 50 fish.
- A choking or stoppage of the breath or voice.
- A stop or break in the operation of a mechanism.
- A tricky or previously unsuspected condition or drawback: It sounds like a good offer, but there may be a catch.
- A snatch; a fragment.
- A canonical, often rhythmically intricate composition for three or more voices, popular especially in the 17th and 18th centuries.
- To understand; perceive.
- To become popular: Skateboarding caught on quickly.
- To snatch: The mugger caught the wallet up and fled.
- To detect (another) in a mistake or wrongdoing: Auditors caught up with the embezzler.
- To come up from behind; overtake.
- To become involved with, often unwillingly: was caught up in the scandal.
- To captivate; enthrall: I was caught up in the mood of the evening.
- To bring up to date; brief: Let me catch you up on all the gossip.
- To bring an activity nearer to completion: I must catch up on my correspondence.
- To ignite.
- To become very enthusiastic.
- To receive a punishment or scolding.
- verb - to capture after pursuit
There are 5 letters in CATCH: A C C H T
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