catch

  1. a hidden drawback
  2. the quantity that was caught
  3. a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect
  4. a break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion)
  5. a restraint that checks the motion of something
  6. a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window
  7. a cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth
  8. the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a c......

    Catch

    • (n.) Act of seizing; a grasp. • (v. t.) To take or receive; esp. to take by sympathy, contagion, infection, or exposure; as, to catch the spirit of an occasion; to catch the measles or smallpox; to catch cold; the house caught fire. • (n.) A humorous canon or round, so contrived that the singers catch up each other`s words. • ...
    Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/catch/

    catch

    (from the article `stop`) in phonetics, a consonant sound characterized by the momentary blocking (occlusion) of some part of the oral cavity. A completely articulated stop ...
    Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/c/36

    catch

    noun a restraint that checks the motion of something; `he used a book as a stop to hold the door open`
    Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

    catch

    grab noun the act of catching an object with the hands; `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 ...
    Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

    Catch

    [game] Catch, or playing catch, is one of the most basic children`s games, often played between children or between a parent and child, wherein the participants throw a ball, beanbag, or similar object back and forth to each other. At early stages in a child`s life, playing catch is a good way to evaluate and improve the child`s physical co...
    Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catch_(game)

    Catch

    [music] In music, a catch or trick canon is a type of round - a musical composition in which two or more voices (usually at least three) repeatedly sing the same melody or sometimes slightly different melodies, beginning at different times. In a catch, the lines of lyrics interact so that a word or phrase is produced that does not appear if...
    Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catch_(music)

    Catch

    Catch intransitive verb 1. To attain possession. [ Obsolete] « Have is have, however men do catch . Shak. » 2. To be held or impeded by entanglement or a light obstruction; as, a kite catches in a tree; a door catches so as not to open. ...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/35

    Catch

    Catch noun 1. Act of seizing; a grasp. Sir P. Sidney. 2. That by which anything is caught or temporarily fastened; as, the catch of a gate. 3. The posture of seizing; a state of preparation to lay hold of, or of watching he opportunity to seize; as, to lie on th...
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    Catch

    Catch transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Caught or Catched ; present participle & verbal noun Catching . Catched is rarely used.] [ Middle English cacchen , Old French cachier , dialectic form of
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/35

    Catch

    Catch is British slang for a person desirable for marriage.
    Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/ZC.HTM

    Catch

    In Keno, when a number you have chosen is drawn.
    Found on http://www.gamblingplanet.org/Gambling-Glossary-C

    Catch

    In music, a catch is a humorous canon or round, so contrived that the singers catch up each other's words.
    Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/VC.HTM

    catch

    keyword used to introduce a catch-clause.
    Found on http://www.stroustrup.com/glossary.html

    catch

    perpetual canon designed to be sung by three or more unaccompanied male voices, especially popular in 17th- and 18th-century England. Like all ... [3 related articles]
    Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/c/36

    catch

    take hold of so as to seize or stop the motion of
    Found on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/844476

    Catch

    The act of a fielder in getting secure possession in his hand or glove of a ball in flight and firml
    Found on http://www.superglossary.com/Glossary/Entertainment/Baseball/

    Catch

    The act of a player catching an attempt by the other team prior to the ball striking the ground or any other object not natural to the playing area. The ball can strike another player first. A player (who is out, after being struck by a ball) may return to the game after a valid catch by his team mate. Players return in the order they are struck ou...
    Found on http://www.playfit.co.uk/guides/dodgeball/glossary/

    Catch

    The act of landing a fish at which point the fisher has the option of releasing or retaining it.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21804

    catch

    The moment when the hand enters the water and begins to pull the body forward. Also called the anchor or catch point.
    Found on http://swim.isport.com/swimming-guides/swimming-glossary

    Catch

    The point in the stroke pattern where the hand feels the most resistance and begins effective propulsive movement.
    Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22351

    Catch

    The total number (or weight) of fish caught by fishing operations. Catch includes all fish killed by the act of fishing, not just those landed.
    Found on http://www.fishwatch.gov/glossary.htm

    Catch

    to dismiss a batsman by a fielder catching the ball after the batsman has hit it with his bat but before it hits the ground.[17]
    Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_cricket_terms

    Catch

    to dismiss a batsman by a fielder catching the ball after the batsman has hit it with his bat but before it hits the ground.
    Found on http://cricker.com/glossary/

    catch

    to get one of the cards you needed to win the hand, "I caught the 9 on the river, giving me the nut straight."
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21206
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