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ˈkætʃ ɪŋCatch·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. catchingnoun

    (baseball) playing the position of catcher on a baseball team

  2. detection, catching, espial, spying, spottingnoun

    the act of detecting something; catching sight of something

  3. catching, contractingadjective

    becoming infected

    "catching cold is sometimes unavoidable"; "the contracting of a serious illness can be financially catastrophic"

  4. catching, communicable, contagious, contractable, transmissible, transmittableadjective

    (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection


  1. catchingnoun

    The action of the verb catch.

  2. catchingadjective


Webster Dictionary

  1. Catching

    of Catch

  2. Catchingadjective

    infectious; contagious

  3. Catchingadjective

    captivating; alluring

  4. Catchingnoun

    the act of seizing or taking hold of

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Catching in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Catching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Catching in a Sentence

  1. David Rose:

    When people get a catchphrase and you sense that it's catching on, you never want to hit it home and make the audience aware that you're aware that they're aware.

  2. John Bolton:

    Everybody is catching up to the dangers posed, especially in 5th-generation telecommunications systems, by equipment from Huawei and potentially others that can allow foreign governments a back door into telecommunications systems.

  3. William Spake:

    I’ve never done anything like this, this is our first time, all three of us. Not expecting a lot. I know catching the pythons is actually super hard, but we’re going to go full throttle with this and see what we can do.

  4. Richard Achiro:

    The way in which men's bodies are being objectified by the media is catching up rapidly to what has been done to women's bodies for decades, it makes sense to believe that as that occurs men's mental health and emotional issues are going to be expressed more and more in eating disorder behavior.

  5. Bloomberg Intelligence:

    Metals are set to be primary beneficiaries of the Federal Reserve simply catching up to futures markets priced for easing. Further hikes are unlikely.

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    a small restaurant serving beer and wine as well as food; usually cheap
    • A. flair
    • B. germ
    • C. wavering
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