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Synonyms for catch

Synonyms for catch

to gain possession of, especially after a struggle or chase

to come upon, especially suddenly or unexpectedly

to perceive, especially barely or fleetingly

to get hold of (something moving)

to grasp at (something) eagerly, forcibly, and abruptly with the jaws

to have a sudden overwhelming effect on

to go aboard (a means of transport)

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to make secure

to become or cause to become stuck or lodged

to gain control of or an advantage over by or as if by trapping

to become affected with a disease

catch up: to come up even with another

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catch up: to draw in so that extrication is difficult

catch up: to compel, as the attention, interest, or imagination, of

the act of catching, especially a sudden taking and holding

a device for fastening or for checking motion

a person or thing worth catching

a tricky or unsuspected condition

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a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident

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the quantity that was caught

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a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect

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anything that is caught (especially if it is worth catching)

a break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion)

a restraint that checks the motion of something

a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window

a cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth

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the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)

discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly

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perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily

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reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot

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

succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase

to hook or entangle

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attract and fix

capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping

get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly

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catch up with and possibly overtake

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be struck or affected by

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check oneself during an action

hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers

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

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detect a blunder or misstep

grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of

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contract

perceive by hearing

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suffer from the receipt of

apprehend and reproduce accurately

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spread or be communicated

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become aware of

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delay or hold up

References in periodicals archive ?
Andrew Taylor from Durham returned a 10lb rainbow on his first visit in a catch of 30 trout.
Catch and effort for both fixed engine and net & coble fisheries are the lowest since records began in 1952.?
In addition, the procedure for conducting auctions for the sale of the right to conclude an agreement on securing and granting a share of the catch quota (catch) of crabs for investment purposes is determined, and other corresponding changes are made to the Federal Law On Fisheries and Conservation of Aquatic Biological Resources.
Feb 25, Peshawar Zalmi vs Karachi Kings: The young and unfazed Ibtisam Sheikh took a stunner of a catch at full speed, showing once again there is no dearth of cricket talent in Pakistan.
(https://youtu.be/uQxp-A5uvkA) A deep catch by the Dallas Cowboys' Dez Bryant that could have won a playoff game against the Green Bay Packers in 2015.
Sandford Pool Trout Fishery 07517 421907 THERE'S plenty of catch and release action as Cilfynydd fly fisherman Jason Williams proved when he hooked 19 rainbows and a brown trout and Kieran Jenkins and Dale Parsons backed up with a shared catch of 31 fish.
Therefore, in this research, taking the northern East China Sea as a case study, we explore the relationships between the catch of P.
Notable catches of other eligible species include a 42-inch common carp caught and released from Keuka Lake in Yates County, a 42-inch northern pike caught and released from the Allegheny River in Cattaraugus County, and a 12 lb.
In contrast to a fixed catch, Solar Innovations, Inc.'s patent pending door catch can release to relieve pressure and prevent damage to the device.
Here are a few of the proud anglers who entered their catches into DEC's Angler Achievement Awards program in recent years.
Anglers who recorded good catches included Ian Harrison from Chopwell, who caught a 5lb 8oz rainbow from Ross Lake on a White Fritz on his first visit and one of 13lb 4oz on a Dawson's Olive on his second; fishery regular Bill Potter from Morpeth, who caught seven on a Black Peacock; Ken Glenton from Ashington, who caught eight on a Black Buzzer; Jim Middleton from Alnwick, who kept one and returned seven using a Black Buzzer; Gavin Hattle from Berwick, who caught 10 on Diawl Bachs; and D Halliday from Kelso, who caught eight on Diawl Bachs and Hare's Ears.
8 : to grasp by the senses or the mind <I didn't catch what you said.>
An approach to retroactively estimate catches in cases where reliable time series data are lacking applies a "re-estimation" approach to approximate historic catch time series (Zeller et al., 2006a).
In El Portugues, a small fishing camp in Mexico's Baja California Sur, moustachioed fishermen with tobacco-colored skin glide to shore in 21-foot panga boats and unload their modest catch of small sharks and devil rays.
Catch it on the rebound and throw it back to the wall immediately.