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1. catch

verb. ['ˈkætʃ'] discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly; catch somebody doing something or in a certain state.

Antonyms

  • miss

Etymology

  • cacchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cachier (Anglo-Norman)

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2. catch

verb. ['ˈkætʃ'] perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily.

Synonyms

  • pick up
  • perceive

Antonyms

  • disadvantage
  • louden
  • powerlessness

Etymology

  • cacchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cachier (Anglo-Norman)

3. catch

verb. ['ˈkætʃ'] reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot.

Synonyms

  • hit

Antonyms

  • disrespect
  • disesteem

Etymology

  • cacchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cachier (Anglo-Norman)

4. catch

verb. ['ˈkætʃ'] take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of.

Synonyms

  • harpoon
  • seize
  • clutch
  • fish
  • net
  • intercept
  • take hold of
  • hook
  • grab
  • nett
  • stop

Antonyms

  • spiritualize
  • enjoy
  • suffer
  • keep quiet

Etymology

  • cacchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cachier (Anglo-Norman)

5. catch

verb. ['ˈkætʃ'] succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase.

Synonyms

  • seize
  • clutch
  • recapture
  • lasso
  • rope
  • get
  • capture
  • retake

Antonyms

  • activity
  • action
  • activeness
  • beginning

Etymology

  • cacchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cachier (Anglo-Norman)

6. catch

verb. ['ˈkætʃ'] to hook or entangle.

Synonyms

  • attach
  • hitch

Antonyms

  • unhitch
  • attack
  • unrestraint

Etymology

  • cacchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cachier (Anglo-Norman)

7. catch

verb. ['ˈkætʃ'] attract and fix.

Synonyms

  • draw
  • pull
  • pull in
  • get
  • arrest
  • attract

Antonyms

  • unfold
  • incomprehension
  • fearlessness
  • unfurl

Etymology

  • cacchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cachier (Anglo-Norman)

8. catch

verb. ['ˈkætʃ'] capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping.

Synonyms

  • run
  • snare
  • batfowl
  • entrap
  • rat
  • track down
  • hunt
  • trammel
  • hunt down
  • trap
  • get
  • frog
  • capture
  • ensnare
  • acquire

Antonyms

  • lower
  • deteriorate
  • worsen
  • untie

Etymology

  • cacchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cachier (Anglo-Norman)

9. up

adverb. ['ˈʌp'] spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position.

Synonyms

  • upwards
  • upwardly

Antonyms

  • downwards
  • downwardly
  • downward

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. up

adjective. ['ˈʌp'] being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level.

Synonyms

  • leading
  • risen
  • upfield
  • ahead
  • in the lead
  • dormie
  • heavenward
  • sprouted
  • aweigh
  • ascending
  • upward
  • dormy
  • upbound
  • high

Antonyms

  • down
  • low
  • fragrant
  • sober

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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