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Definitions of catch:

part of speech: present participle


part of speech: noun

Anything that seizes or holds; the act of seizing; a sudden advantage taken; a song in parts, in which those singing catch up the strain one after the other at various intervals.

part of speech: noun

The act of seizing or grasping; that which is taken; as, a good catch of fish.

part of speech: verb transitive

To take hold of: to seize after pursuit: to trap or insnare: to take a disease by infection.

part of speech: verb

To seize suddenly; to lay hold on with the hands; to take or receive by exposure, as a cold, or a disease by infection; to ensnare; to overtake.

part of speech: noun

Seizure: anything that seizes or holds: that which is caught: a sudden advantage taken: a song the parts of which are caught up by different voices.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be contagious:- pa. t. and pa. p. caught ( kawt).

part of speech: past tense, past participle


part of speech: noun


part of speech: noun

A trick.

part of speech: verb transitive

To seize or grasp; lay hold of suddenly; take captive; to please or charm; to take, by contagion, infection, or sympathy, as a disease; attack; detect; to comprehend; as, to catch the idea; come up to; reach in time, as a train.

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