Catches Meaning

There are 39 meaning(s) for word Catches

Catches Meaning 1 : reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot

    Synonyms : get
Catches Meaning 2 : perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily

    Example : ears open to catch every sound

    Synonyms : pick up
Catches Meaning 3 : perceive by hearing

    Example : I didn't catch your name

    Synonyms : get
Catches Meaning 4 : the act of catching an object with the hands

    Example : Mays made the catch with his back to the plate

    Synonyms : grab,  snap,  snatch
Catches Meaning 5 : a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident

    Example : it sounds good but what's the catch?

    Synonyms : gimmick
Catches Meaning 6 : suffer from the receipt of

    Example : She will catch hell for this behavior!

    Synonyms : get
Catches Meaning 7 : see or watch

    Synonyms : see,  take in,  view,  watch
Catches Meaning 8 : take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of

    Synonyms : grab,  take hold of
Catches Meaning 9 : hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers

    Synonyms : overhear,  take in
Catches Meaning 10 : succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase

    Example : Did you catch the thief?

    Synonyms : capture,  get
Catches Meaning 11 : to hook or entangle

    Synonyms : hitch
Catches Meaning 12 : apprehend and reproduce accurately

    Synonyms : get
Catches Meaning 13 : the quantity that was caught

    Example : the catch was only 10 fish

    Synonyms : haul
Catches Meaning 14 : a restraint that checks the motion of something

    Synonyms : stop
Catches Meaning 15 : attract and fix

    Synonyms : arrest,  get
Catches Meaning 16 : capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping

    Synonyms : capture
Catches Meaning 17 : detect a blunder or misstep

    Synonyms : trip up
Catches Meaning 18 : the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)

    Synonyms : apprehension,  arrest,  collar,  pinch,  taking into custody
Catches Meaning 19 : a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect

    Synonyms : match
Catches Meaning 20 : attract; cause to be enamored

    Synonyms : becharm,  beguile,  bewitch,  captivate,  capture,  charm,  enamor,  enamour,  enchant,  entrance,  fascinate,  trance
Catches Meaning 21 : catch up with and possibly overtake

    Synonyms : catch up with,  overtake
Catches Meaning 22 : grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of

    Example : did you catch that allusion?,don't catch your meaning

    Synonyms : get
Catches Meaning 23 : a break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion)

Catches Meaning 24 : a cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth

    Example : he played catch with his son in the backyard

Catches Meaning 25 : a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window

Catches Meaning 26 : anything that is caught (especially if it is worth catching)

    Example : he shared his catch with the others

Catches Meaning 27 : become aware of

Catches Meaning 28 : be struck or affected by

    Example : catch fire,catch the mood

Catches Meaning 29 : be the catcher

    Example : Who is catching?

Catches Meaning 30 : cause to become accidentally or suddenly caught, ensnared, or entangled

Catches Meaning 31 : check oneself during an action

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

Catches Meaning 32 : contract

    Example : did you catch a cold?

Catches Meaning 33 : delay or hold up; prevent from proceeding on schedule or as planned

Catches Meaning 34 : discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly; catch somebody doing something or in a certain state

Catches Meaning 35 : get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly

    Example : catch one's breath

Catches Meaning 36 : reach in time

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

Catches Meaning 37 : spread or be communicated

    Example : The fashion did not catch

Catches Meaning 38 : start burning

Catches Meaning 39 : take in and retain

    Example : We have a big barrel to catch the rainwater