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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

Yet another video catches the sounds of the gunshots and shows Brinsley standing by the parked radio car.

Chris Stein of Blondie catches Ramone with an “aw, shucks” expression just after he drops a plate of food.

Not until someone catches on video one small glimpse of your everyday reality and even then, can you get justice?

There is a consistent aesthetic to the art that catches Goyeneche's eye.

And the next time a beer label catches your eye, remember—it comes Battle-approved.

Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!

When certain catches were released counterbalancing weights came into action, and the curtain was run rapidly up from below.

As for poor Dolly, if he catches her and tries to convert her to his ideas, the child has nimble feet and can run.

Nothing is more revolting than a woman who catches the tone and expressions of men.

The sport became exciting at once, and David soon had half a dozen catches to his credit.


On this page you'll find 197 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to catches, such as: snap, hook, clamp, clip, buckle, and bolt.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.