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catch

synonym (synonym of catch)

  • (verb)
    To catch is to come up with or take possession of something departing, fugitive, or illusive. We catch a runaway horse, a flying ball, a mouse in a tr more.. (verb)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.quantity)
    the quantity that was caught (noun.quantity)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a restraint that checks the motion of something (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of catching an object with the hands (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal) (noun.act)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily (verb.perception)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    to hook or entangle (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    attract and fix (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    reach in time (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    catch up with and possibly overtake (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers (verb.perception)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    see or watch (verb.perception)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    detect a blunder or misstep (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    contract (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    attract; cause to be enamored (verb.emotion)
     

antonym (antonym of catch)

also (also)

  • take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of (verb.contact)
    reach the point where one should be after a delay (verb.motion)
     

hypernym (catch IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion) (noun.communication)
    your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally (noun.communication)
     
  • a cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth (noun.act)
    an amusement or pastime (noun.act)
     
  • a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident (noun.attribute)
    the quality of being a hindrance (noun.attribute)
     
  • a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window (noun.artifact)
    restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place (noun.artifact)
     
  • a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect (noun.person)
    a fully developed person from maturity onward (noun.person)
     
  • a restraint that checks the motion of something (noun.artifact)
    a device that retards something's motion (noun.artifact)
     
  • anything that is caught (especially if it is worth catching) (noun.object)
    a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow (noun.tops)
     
  • apprehend and reproduce accurately (verb.creation)
    recreate a sound, image, idea, mood, atmosphere, etc. (verb.creation)
     
  • attract and fix (verb.contact)
    direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes (verb.contact)
     
  • attract; cause to be enamored (verb.emotion)
    be attractive to (verb.emotion)
     
  • be struck or affected by (verb.change)
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature (verb.change)
     
  • be the catcher (verb.competition)
    participate in games or sport (verb.competition)
     
  • become aware of (verb.cognition)
    perceive or be contemporaneous with (verb.perception)
     
  • capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping (verb.contact)
    come into the possession of something concrete or abstract (verb.possession)
     
  • check oneself during an action (verb.social)
    lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits (verb.social)
     
  • contract (verb.body)
    be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness (verb.body)
     
  • delay or hold up; prevent from proceeding on schedule or as planned (verb.change)
    cause to be slowed down or delayed (verb.change)
     
  • detect a blunder or misstep (verb.cognition)
    get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally (verb.cognition)
     
  • discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly; catch somebody doing something or in a certain state (verb.cognition)
    cause to be surprised (verb.cognition)
     
  • grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of (verb.cognition)
    know and comprehend the nature or meaning of (verb.cognition)
     
  • hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers (verb.perception)
    perceive (sound) via the auditory sense (verb.perception)
     
  • perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily (verb.perception)
    to become aware of through the senses (verb.perception)
     
  • reach in time (verb.motion)
    get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.) (verb.motion)
     
  • reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot (verb.contact)
    deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument (verb.contact)
     
  • see or watch (verb.perception)
    look attentively (verb.perception)
     
  • spread or be communicated (verb.contact)
    become distributed or widespread (verb.contact)
     
  • start burning (verb.weather)
    start to burn or burst into flames (verb.weather)
     
  • succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase (verb.contact)
    take hold of; grab (verb.contact)
     
  • suffer from the receipt of (verb.perception)
    feel physical pain (verb.perception)
     
  • take in and retain (verb.contact)
    get or gather together (verb.possession)
     
  • the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal) (noun.act)
    the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property (noun.act)
     
  • the act of catching an object with the hands (noun.act)
    the act of putting two things together with no space between them (noun.act)
     
  • the quantity that was caught (noun.quantity)
    an estimated quantity (noun.quantity)
     
  • to hook or entangle (verb.contact)
    cause to be attached (verb.contact)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF catch relation)

  • a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window (noun.artifact)
    a fastener for a door or lid; a hinged metal plate is fitted over a staple and is locked with a pin or padlock (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a catch that holds the hood of a car shut (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a catch for locking a door (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    catch for fastening a door or gate; a bar that can be lowered or slid into a groove (noun.artifact)
     
  • a restraint that checks the motion of something (noun.artifact)
    any of various stops on a workbench against which work can be pushed (as while chiseling or planing) (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a stop that keeps open doors from moving (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a catch mechanism that acts as a switch (noun.artifact)
     
  • attract; cause to be enamored (verb.emotion)
    hold the attention of (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    gratify and charm, usually in order to influence (verb.emotion)
     
  • capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping (verb.contact)
    pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals) (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    hunt frogs for food (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    capture or kill, as in hunting (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    catch birds by temporarily blinding them (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    catch rats, especially with dogs (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    catch in or as if in a trap (verb.contact)
     
  • contract (verb.body)
    come down with a cold (verb.body)
     
  • reach in time (verb.motion)
    reach and board (verb.motion)
     
  • see or watch (verb.perception)
    view the outline of by means of an X-ray (verb.perception)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    be a spectator in a sports event (verb.perception)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    watch (a movie or play) before it is released to the general public (verb.perception)
     
  • succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase (verb.contact)
    capture again (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    catch with a lasso (verb.contact)
     
  • take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of (verb.contact)
    spear with a harpoon (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    catch or try to catch fish or shellfish (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    catch with a net (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    seize on its way (verb.contact)
     
  • the act of catching an object with the hands (noun.act)
    (American football) a catch of a punt on the fly by a defensive player who has signalled that he will not run and so should not be tackled (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (American football) the act of catching a football by a player on the opposing team (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (American football) the act of catching a pass in football (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of securing possession of the rebounding basketball after a missed shot (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (baseball) a running catch made near the ground (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of interlocking or meshing (noun.act)
     
  • to hook or entangle (verb.contact)
    catch on a snag (verb.contact)
     

entail (entailment relations of catch)

  • catch up with and possibly overtake (verb.competition)
    compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others (verb.competition)
     
  • hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers (verb.perception)
    hear with intention (verb.perception)
     

verb group (catch is verb group of ....)

  • be struck or affected by (verb.change)
    suffer from the receipt of (verb.perception)
     
  • be the catcher (verb.competition)
    take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of (verb.contact)
     
  • cause to become accidentally or suddenly caught, ensnared, or entangled (verb.contact)
    to hook or entangle (verb.contact)
     
  • contract (verb.body)
    be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness (verb.body)
     
  • delay or hold up; prevent from proceeding on schedule or as planned (verb.change)
    cause to become accidentally or suddenly caught, ensnared, or entangled (verb.contact)
     
  • grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of (verb.cognition)
    acquire as a result of some effort or action (verb.possession)
     
  • perceive by hearing (verb.perception)
    hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers (verb.perception)
     
  • reach in time (verb.motion)
    catch up with and possibly overtake (verb.competition)
     
  • see or watch (verb.perception)
    perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight (verb.perception)
     
  • suffer from the receipt of (verb.perception)
    receive as a retribution or punishment (verb.perception)
     
  • take in and retain (verb.contact)
    capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping (verb.contact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from catch)

  • a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident (noun.attribute)
    having concealed difficulty (adj.all)
     
  • a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window (noun.artifact)
    to hook or entangle (verb.contact)
     
  • a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect (noun.person)
    bring two objects, ideas, or people together (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    give or join in marriage (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    attract; cause to be enamored (verb.emotion)
     
  • a restraint that checks the motion of something (noun.artifact)
    hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    seize on its way (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    render unsuitable for passage (verb.contact)
     
  • attract; cause to be enamored (verb.emotion)
    magnetic personal charm (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.feeling)
    a feeling of delight at being filled with wonder and enchantment (noun.feeling)
     
  • (noun.feeling)
    a feeling of great liking for something wonderful and unusual (noun.feeling)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person held in the grip of a strong emotion or passion (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who charms others (usually by personal attractiveness) (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone with an assured and ingratiating manner (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.state)
    a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the state of being intensely interested (as by awe or terror) (noun.state)
     
  • be the catcher (verb.competition)
    (baseball) the person who plays the position of catcher (noun.person)
     
  • capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping (verb.contact)
    a person who captures and holds people or animals (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.quantity)
    the quantity that was caught (noun.quantity)
     
  • catch up with and possibly overtake (verb.competition)
    going by something that is moving in order to get in front of it (noun.act)
     
  • detect a blunder or misstep (verb.cognition)
    an unintentional but embarrassing blunder (noun.act)
     
  • see or watch (verb.perception)
    a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of looking or seeing or observing (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the visual percept of a region (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.location)
    the range of the eye (noun.location)
     
  • (noun.person)
    an observer who perceives visually (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind) (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    capable of being viewed (adj.all)
     
  • succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase (verb.contact)
    the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of taking of a person by force (noun.act)
     
  • take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of (verb.contact)
    the act of catching an object with the hands (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the position on a baseball team of the player who is stationed behind home plate and who catches the balls that the pitcher throws (noun.act)
     
  • take in and retain (verb.contact)
    a structure in which water is collected (especially a natural drainage area) (noun.artifact)
     
  • the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal) (noun.act)
    take into custody (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase (verb.contact)
     
  • the act of catching an object with the hands (noun.act)
    to make grasping motions (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    take or grasp suddenly (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    to grasp hastily or eagerly (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    get hold of or seize quickly and easily (verb.possession)
     
  • the quantity that was caught (noun.quantity)
    capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping (verb.contact)
     
  • to hook or entangle (verb.contact)
    a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window (noun.artifact)
     

domain category (catch is domain category of ....)

  • be the catcher (verb.competition)
    a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs (noun.act)
     
synonym antonym also hypernym hyponym entail verb group apprehend comprehend gimmick haul match stop give up lose release fall short of unhitch catch up capture gaining control touch touching game fastener fair catch interception reception rebound shoestring catch compete contend vie listen contract get grab

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