Dictionary

TWL06 (US, Canada and Thailand) Yes 12 Points
SOWPODS (UK and Others) Yes 12 Points
Enable (Words with Friends) Yes 13 Points

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is catch a word in Scrabble?

    Yes, catch is a valid word in scrabble.As per TWL06 dictionary it has 12 points,As per SOWPODS dictionary it has 12 points.

  • Is catch a word in Words With Friends?

    Yes, catch is a valid word in words with friends. As per Words with Friends dictionary it has 13 points.

Definition(s)

Noun
1.
meaning: the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal);
examples: the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar
synonyms: {apprehension}; {arrest}; {collar}; {pinch}; {taking_into_custody}
2.
meaning: the act of catching an object with the hands;
examples: 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 single motion
synonyms: {grab}; {snatch}; {snap}
3.
meaning: a cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth;
examples: he played catch with his son in the backyard
4.
meaning: a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window ;
5.
meaning: a restraint that checks the motion of something;
examples: he used a book as a stop to hold the door open
synonyms: {stop}
6.
meaning: a break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion) ;
7.
meaning: anything that is caught (especially if it is worth catching);
examples: he shared his catch with the others
8.
meaning: a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect ;
synonyms: {match}
9.
meaning: the quantity that was caught;
examples: the catch was only 10 fish
synonyms: {haul}
10.
meaning: a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident;
examples: it sounds good but what's the catch?
synonyms: {gimmick}
Verb
1.
meaning: delay or hold up;
examples: prevent from proceeding on schedule or as planned; I was caught in traffic and missed the meeting
2.
meaning: become aware of;
examples: he caught her staring out the window
3.
meaning: be the catcher;
examples: Who is catching?
4.
meaning: spread or be communicated;
examples: The fashion did not catch
5.
meaning: take in and retain;
examples: We have a big barrel to catch the rainwater
6.
meaning: apprehend and reproduce accurately;
examples: She really caught the spirit of the place in her drawings; She got the mood just right in her photographs
synonyms: {get}
7.
meaning: attract;
examples: cause to be enamored; She captured all the men's hearts
synonyms: {capture}; {enamour}; {trance}; {becharm}; {enamor}; {captivate}; {beguile}; {charm}; {fascinate}; {bewitch}; {entrance}; {enchant}
8.
meaning: suffer from the receipt of;
examples: She will catch hell for this behavior!
synonyms: {get}
9.
meaning: perceive by hearing;
examples: I didn't catch your name; She didn't get his name when they met the first time
synonyms: {get}
10.
meaning: start burning;
examples: The fire caught
11.
meaning: contract;
examples: did you catch a cold?
12.
meaning: grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of;
examples: did you catch that allusion?; We caught something of his theory in the lecture; don't catch your meaning; did you get it?; She didn't get the joke; I just don't get him
synonyms: {get}
13.
meaning: detect a blunder or misstep;
examples: The reporter tripped up the senator
synonyms: {trip_up}
14.
meaning: cause to become accidentally or suddenly caught, ensnared, or entangled;
examples: I caught the hem of my dress in the brambles
15.
meaning: see or watch;
examples: view a show on television; This program will be seen all over the world; view an exhibition; Catch a show on Broadway; see a movie
synonyms: {watch}; {view}; {see}; {take_in}
16.
meaning: hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers;
examples: We overheard the conversation at the next table
synonyms: {take_in}; {overhear}
17.
meaning: check oneself during an action;
examples: She managed to catch herself before telling her boss what was on her mind
18.
meaning: be struck or affected by;
examples: catch fire; catch the mood
19.
meaning: catch up with and possibly overtake;
examples: The Rolls Royce caught us near the exit ramp
synonyms: {overtake}; {catch_up_with}
20.
meaning: get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly;
examples: Catch some sleep; catch one's breath
21.
meaning: reach in time;
examples: I have to catch a train at 7 o'clock
22.
meaning: capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping;
examples: I caught a rabbit in the trap today
synonyms: {capture}
23.
meaning: attract and fix;
examples: His look caught her; She caught his eye; Catch the attention of the waiter
synonyms: {arrest}; {get}
24.
meaning: to hook or entangle;
examples: One foot caught in the stirrup
synonyms: {hitch}
25.
meaning: succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase;
examples: We finally got the suspect; Did you catch the thief?
synonyms: {get}; {capture}
26.
meaning: take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of;
examples: Catch the ball!; Grab the elevator door!
synonyms: {grab}; {take_hold_of}
27.
meaning: reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot;
examples: the rock caught her in the back of the head; The blow got him in the back; The punch caught him in the stomach
synonyms: {get}
28.
meaning: perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily;
examples: I caught the aroma of coffee; He caught the allusion in her glance; ears open to catch every sound; The dog picked up the scent; Catch a glimpse
synonyms: {pick_up}
29.
meaning: discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly;
examples: catch somebody doing something or in a certain state; She caught her son eating candy; She was caught shoplifting
Source of definition(s) is WordNet ® Princeton University wordnet.princeton.edu
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