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Meaning of word catch from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

catch   noun

Meaning : A drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident.

Example : It sounds good but what's the catch?.

Synonyms : gimmick

Meaning : The quantity that was caught.

Example : The catch was only 10 fish.

Synonyms : haul

Meaning : A person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect.

Synonyms : match

Meaning : Anything that is caught (especially if it is worth catching).

Example : He shared his catch with the others.

Meaning : A break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion).

Meaning : A restraint that checks the motion of something.

Example : He used a book as a stop to hold the door open.

Synonyms : stop

Meaning : A fastener that fastens or locks a door or window.

Meaning : A cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth.

Example : He played catch with his son in the backyard.

Meaning : The act of catching an object with the hands.

Example : Mays made the catch with his back to the plate.
He made a grab for the ball before it landed.
Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away.
The infielder's snap and throw was a single motion.

Synonyms : grab, snap, snatch

Meaning : The act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal).

Example : The policeman on the beat got credit for the collar.

Synonyms : apprehension, arrest, collar, pinch, taking into custody

अपराधी, शत्रु आदि को पकड़ने की क्रिया।

पुलिस ने संवेदनशील क्षेत्रों में अपराधियों की धर पकड़ शुरु कर दी है।
धर पकड़, धर-पकड़

catch   verb

Meaning : Discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly. Catch somebody doing something or in a certain state.

Example : She caught her son eating candy.
She was caught shoplifting.

Meaning : Perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily.

Example : I caught the aroma of coffee.
He caught the allusion in her glance.
Ears open to catch every sound.
The dog picked up the scent.
Catch a glimpse.

Synonyms : pick up

Meaning : Reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot.

Example : The rock caught her in the back of the head.
The blow got him in the back.
The punch caught him in the stomach.

Synonyms : get

Meaning : Take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of.

Example : Catch the ball!.
Grab the elevator door!.

Synonyms : grab, take hold of

Meaning : Succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase.

Example : We finally got the suspect.
Did you catch the thief?.

Synonyms : capture, get

पकड़ लेना।

सिपाही ने भागते हुए चोर को धर दबोचा।
धर दबोचना

Meaning : To hook or entangle.

Example : One foot caught in the stirrup.

Synonyms : hitch

Unfasten or release from or as if from a hitch.


Meaning : Attract and fix.

Example : His look caught her.
She caught his eye.
Catch the attention of the waiter.

Synonyms : arrest, get

Meaning : Capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping.

Example : I caught a rabbit in the trap today.

Synonyms : capture

Meaning : Reach in time.

Example : I have to catch a train at 7 o'clock.

Meaning : Get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly.

Example : Catch some sleep.
Catch one's breath.

Meaning : Catch up with and possibly overtake.

Example : The Rolls Royce caught us near the exit ramp.

Synonyms : catch up with, overtake

Meaning : Be struck or affected by.

Example : Catch fire.
Catch the mood.

Meaning : Check oneself during an action.

Example : She managed to catch herself before telling her boss what was on her mind.

Meaning : Hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers.

Example : We overheard the conversation at the next table.

Synonyms : overhear, take in

Meaning : See or watch.

Example : View a show on television.
This program will be seen all over the world.
View an exhibition.
Catch a show on Broadway.
See a movie.

Synonyms : see, take in, view, watch

दर्शक के रूप में कहीं उपस्थित होकर या पहुँचकर कुछ देखना।

आज घर के सभी लोग सिनेमा देखने गये हैं।

Meaning : Cause to become accidentally or suddenly caught, ensnared, or entangled.

Example : I caught the hem of my dress in the brambles.

Meaning : Detect a blunder or misstep.

Example : The reporter tripped up the senator.

Synonyms : trip up

Meaning : Grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of.

Example : Did you catch that allusion?.
We caught something of his theory in the lecture.
Don't catch your meaning.
Did you get it?.
She didn't get the joke.
I just don't get him.

Synonyms : get

Meaning : Contract.

Example : Did you catch a cold?.

Meaning : Start burning.

Example : The fire caught.

Meaning : Perceive by hearing.

Example : I didn't catch your name.
She didn't get his name when they met the first time.

Synonyms : get

Meaning : Suffer from the receipt of.

Example : She will catch hell for this behavior!.

Synonyms : get

Meaning : Attract. Cause to be enamored.

Example : She captured all the men's hearts.

Synonyms : becharm, beguile, bewitch, captivate, capture, charm, enamor, enamour, enchant, entrance, fascinate, trance

Meaning : Apprehend and reproduce accurately.

Example : She really caught the spirit of the place in her drawings.
She got the mood just right in her photographs.

Synonyms : get

Meaning : Take in and retain.

Example : We have a big barrel to catch the rainwater.

Meaning : Spread or be communicated.

Example : The fashion did not catch.

Meaning : Be the catcher.

Example : Who is catching?.

Meaning : Become aware of.

Example : He caught her staring out the window.

Meaning : Delay or hold up. Prevent from proceeding on schedule or as planned.

Example : I was caught in traffic and missed the meeting.


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