Example Sentences

We shared our catch with the others.

it sounds good but what's the catch?

I played catch with my kids in the backyard.

The outfielder made the catch with their ungloved hand.

the catch was only 10 fish

did you catch a cold?

catch fire

They will catch hell for this behavior!

I have to catch a train at 7 o'clock

We have a big barrel to catch the rainwater

I catch a lot of bluefish from this part of the dock.

Who is catching?

I caught them stealing cookies again.

Did you catch that allusion?

The fashion did not catch

I wanted to catch the game before it ended.

I didn't catch your name.

They managed to catch themselves before telling their boss what was on their mind.

Definitions

noun

a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect

Synonyms: match

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 drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident

Synonyms: gimmick

noun

a restraint that checks the motion of something

Synonyms: stop

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

Synonyms: snatch, grab, snap

noun

the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)

Synonyms: apprehension

noun

the quantity that was caught

Synonyms: haul

verb

to contract

Synonyms: flex, draw

verb

to delay or hold up

verb

to be struck or affected by

verb

to perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily

Synonyms: pick up

verb

to suffer from the receipt of

Synonyms: get

verb

to reach in time

Synonyms: make

verb

to attract

Synonyms: entrance

verb

to apprehend and reproduce accurately

Synonyms: get

verb

to attract and fix

Synonyms: get

verb

to take in and retain

verb

to capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping

Synonyms: capture

verb

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

Synonyms: take hold of, grab

verb

to reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot

Synonyms: get

verb

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

verb

to hook or entangle

Synonyms: hitch

verb

to succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase

Synonyms: capture

verb

to catch up with and possibly overtake

Synonyms: catch up with, overtake

verb

to be the catcher

verb

to become aware of

verb

to discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly

verb

to detect a blunder or misstep

Synonyms: trip up

verb

to grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of

Synonyms: get

verb

to spread or be communicated

verb

to see or watch

Synonyms: take in, see, view, watch

verb

to hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers

Synonyms: take in, overhear

verb

to get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly

verb

to perceive by hearing

Synonyms: get

verb

to start burning

verb

to check oneself during an action

Other words

bungler, cadmium cell, direct-grant school, extravagancy, go forward, granuloma inguinale, hail, hard put, identity theft, minister of finance, molluscum contagiosum, motor hotel, oleaster family, preconcerted, puzzling, raft foundation, reversible process, riding master, sponge up, unfurrowed