Definitions for catch
  • Catch (v. t.) - To lay hold on; to seize, especially with the hand; to grasp (anything) in motion, with the effect of holding; as, to catch a ball.
  • Catch (v. t.) - To seize after pursuing; to arrest; as, to catch a thief.
  • Catch (v. t.) - To take captive, as in a snare or net, or on a hook; as, to catch a bird or fish.
  • Catch (v. t.) - Hence: To insnare; to entangle.
  • Catch (v. t.) - To seize with the senses or the mind; to apprehend; as, to catch a melody.
  • Catch (v. t.) - To communicate to; to fasten upon; as, the fire caught the adjoining building.
  • Catch (v. t.) - To engage and attach; to please; to charm.
  • Catch (v. t.) - To get possession of; to attain.
  • Catch (v. t.) - To take or receive; esp. to take by sympathy, contagion, infection, or exposure; as, to catch the spirit of an occasion; to catch the measles or smallpox; to catch cold; the house caught fire.
  • Catch (v. t.) - To come upon unexpectedly or by surprise; to find; as, to catch one in the act of stealing.
  • Catch (v. t.) - To reach in time; to come up with; as, to catch a train.
  • Catch (v. i.) - To attain possession.
  • Catch (v. i.) - To be held or impeded by entanglement or a light obstruction; as, a kite catches in a tree; a door catches so as not to open.
  • Catch (v. i.) - To take hold; as, the bolt does not catch.
  • Catch (v. i.) - To spread by, or as by, infecting; to communicate.
  • Catch (n.) - Act of seizing; a grasp.
  • Catch (n.) - That by which anything is caught or temporarily fastened; as, the catch of a gate.
  • Catch (n.) - The posture of seizing; a state of preparation to lay hold of, or of watching he opportunity to seize; as, to lie on the catch.
  • Catch (n.) - That which is caught or taken; profit; gain; especially, the whole quantity caught or taken at one time; as, a good catch of fish.
  • Catch (n.) - Something desirable to be caught, esp. a husband or wife in matrimony.
  • Catch (n.) - Passing opportunities seized; snatches.
  • Catch (n.) - A slight remembrance; a trace.
  • Catch (n.) - A humorous canon or round, so contrived that the singers catch up each other's words.
  • Catched - of Catch
  • Catches - Sorry, we do not have a definition for this word
  • Catching (a.) - Infectious; contagious.
  • Catching (a.) - Captivating; alluring.
  • Catching (n.) - The act of seizing or taking hold of.
  • Catching (p. pr. & vb. n.) - of Catch
  • Catchingly - Sorry, we do not have a definition for this word
  • Catchings - Sorry, we do not have a definition for this word
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2 Letter Words
ah at ha ta
3 Letter Words
act cat hat
4 Letter Words
chat tach