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noun as in fastener

Strongest matches

Weak match

noun as in trick, hidden disadvantage

verb as in find out, discover

verb as in contract an illness

verb as in come from behind and grab

verb as in hear and understand

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Example Sentences

Canix caught the eye of several critical investors in its short life.

How to vote in your stateOn the pandemic, fears of becoming infected persist, with more than 6 in 10 Minnesota voters “very” or “somewhat” worried about an immediate family member catching the novel coronavirus.

To find out more about how his company is navigating through current challenges and what the future holds for business travel, Fortune recently caught up with Cohen—several weeks after the CEO made his first work trip in months.

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The engineers are working hard to meet their deadlines, and this reporter even caught Gil pulling aside some engineers to tell them to remember to take time off.

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It didn’t take me long to realize that catching star-nosed moles did not include hopping from stone to stone along clear mountain streams like a wood elf.

They all immediately dashed out to their car to catch the bad guys.

“The government just wanted to catch the big fish [in the Juarez cartel] and they ignored everything in between,” Lozoya said.

From a lyrical standpoint, there are precious few that can catch Kendrick.

With Rick, I think the culture just lags behind great artists much of the time, and it takes time for it to catch up.

Phone lines would catch fire from the velocity and ferocity of his words.

While you were admiring the long roll of the wave, a sudden spray would be dashed over you, and make you catch your breath!

If I could catch Laura's eye—but I suppose it would hardly be decent to go just yet.

Then Squinty would toss the apple up in the air, off his nose, and catch it as it came down.

But what if I catch the fish by using a hired boat and a hired net, or by buying worms as bait from some one who has dug them?

We nearly played our horses out galloping around looking for you—after we'd gone a mile or so, and you didn't catch up.


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On this page you'll find 344 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to catch, such as: hook, snap, bolt, buckle, clamp, and clasp.

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