What does catching mean?

Definitions for catching
ˈkætʃ ɪŋcatch·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. catching(noun)

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

  2. detection, catching, espial, spying, spotting(noun)

    the act of detecting something; catching sight of something

  3. catching, contracting(adj)

    becoming infected

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

  4. catching, communicable, contagious, contractable, transmissible, transmittable(adj)

    (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection

Wiktionary

  1. catching(Noun)

    The action of the verb catch.

  2. catching(Adjective)

    contagious

Webster Dictionary

  1. Catching

    of Catch

  2. Catching(adj)

    infectious; contagious

  3. Catching(adj)

    captivating; alluring

  4. Catching(noun)

    the act of seizing or taking hold of

How to pronounce catching?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  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. Subodh Kumar:

    I don't attribute it as much as other people do only to the Chinese trying to reduce the value of their currency against the U.S. dollar, world economic growth has been slowing and markets have been ignoring that and now they're catching up with reality.

  2. Meredith Raimondi:

    It is a perfect storm. It is really highlighting the barriers that Indian country faces every day, it is so chronically underfunded that everyone is starting from beyond. States are trying to play catch up and tribes are playing double catching up.

  3. 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.

  4. Alla Yaroshinskaya:

    Haste is good only in catching fleas.

  5. May Boeve:

    If these numbers tell us anything, it's that the divestment movement is catching fire.

Images & Illustrations of catching

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