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Wiktionary

  1. caughtadverb

    Of the method of being out in which the striker hits the ball and a fielder catches it.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Caughtparticip. pass.

    Etymology: from to catch; which see.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Caught

    of Catch

  2. Caught

    imp. & p. p. of Catch

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  1. Caught

    Caught is a method of dismissing a batsman in the sport of cricket. Being caught out is the most common method of dismissal at higher levels of competition. This method of dismissal is covered by Law 32 of the Laws of cricket which reads: A batsman is out caught if a fielder catches the ball fully within the field of play without it bouncing once the ball has touched the striker's bat or glove holding the bat. If a batsman could be given out caught or by any other method except bowled, 'caught' takes precedence. This means that the batsman cannot be out caught if: ⁕The ball is called a no ball or dead ball. ⁕The batsman does not hit the ball with his bat or the gloved hand holding the bat. ⁕The ball, having been hit, makes contact with the field before a fielder catches the ball. ⁕The ball does not remain under the control of the fielder. ⁕The ball is hit and lands beyond the boundary;. ⁕A fielder taking the catch makes contact with the boundary rope or the area outside the boundary. ⁕The ball hits a close in fielder on the helmet, and rebounds in the air for a catch. If a batsman is out caught, any runs scored off that delivery are voided. If the catch is taken by the wicket-keeper, then informally it is known as a "caught behind". A catch by the bowler is known as a "caught and bowled". This has nothing to do with the dismissal bowled but is rather a shorthand for saying the catcher and bowler are the same player.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Caught

    kawt, pa.t. and pa.p. of Catch.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Caught' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1180

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Caught' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1452

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Caught in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Caught in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Caught in a Sentence

  1. Michael James:

    The (ECB) commentary clearly caught people by surprise. I think most currency traders were short the euro and long the dollar, expecting different commentary from chairman (Mario) Draghi.

  2. National Review:

    Proposition 47 downgraded a variety of ‘non-serious, nonviolent crimes’ that had previously been considered felonies to misdemeanors…. A thief may now steal something under (a $950 limit) on a daily basis and it will never rise to felony status.… In the event that a perpetrator is pursued and apprehended, the consequence can be a small fine or a brief stay in jail. In reality, these repercussions are rare, outrage in these circumstances is apolitical…. ‘Every bicycle in our building has been stolen,’ says Karen Burns, president of a San Francisco condo association. ‘I’ve caught so many people stealing packages. They don’t care. They know nothing will happen to them. It’s crazy. It’s horrible. I feel like these people need to go to jail.’.

  3. Derek Allen:

    Don't get caught in the political conversation, be concerned about your local flock. And if you have any hesitation, err on the side of caution.

  4. Joe Biden:

    I think it would be wise to leave the country. I am not talking about our diplomatic corps. I am talking about Americans who are there, i would hate for them to get caught in cross-fire, if in fact they did, and there’s no need for that.

  5. Kelsie Bryant:

    I’m kind of caught between Bernie Sanders and Hillary.

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