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synonyms for catches

  • hook
  • snap
  • bolt
  • buckle
  • clamp
  • clasp
  • clip
  • hasp
  • latch
  • hook and eye

antonyms for catches

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  • key
  • push
  • miss
  • unfasten
  • loose
  • offer
  • give
  • lose
  • let go
  • free
  • misunderstand
  • misplace
  • let off
  • exclude
  • disentangle
  • loosen
  • reject
  • refuse
  • release
  • liberate
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How to use catches in a sentence

Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
When certain catches were released counterbalancing weights came into action, and the curtain was run rapidly up from below.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
As for poor Dolly, if he catches her and tries to convert her to his ideas, the child has nimble feet and can run.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
Nothing is more revolting than a woman who catches the tone and expressions of men.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
The sport became exciting at once, and David soon had half a dozen catches to his credit.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
"A painted trap catches no game," says the poet, after telling Diane that she painted her face and bought her teeth and hair.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
But there is no one who does not forget; and each catches himself very often saying, “I knew that, but I forgot it.”
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
In another Kaffir story, the Jackal runs into a hole under a tree, but the Lion catches him by the tail.
NIGHTS WITH UNCLE REMUSJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
Now Sancho comes up and catches the cold trail, for a covey has certainly been in that place to-day.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCEVARIOUS
The proverb should read, "It is the early bird that catches the bug," and different birds have different ways of going about it.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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