What does catching mean?

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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

Wiktionary

  1. catchingnoun

    The action of the verb catch.

  2. catchingadjective

    contagious

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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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. Vladimir Guerrero:

    If it was up to me, I’d use the entire catching gear.

  2. Park Sung-soon:

    LG's competitor Samsung recently cut prices for its TV products in a bid to get ahead as Chinese television makers have been rapidly catching up.

  3. 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.

  4. Greg Senters:

    It’s called fishing, it’s not called catching, so I told him we may not catch anything, but he said it doesn’t matter, he said just being out there doing this was just as good.

  5. Chris Cabrera:

    We have a lot of agents quarantined right now, which adds to our problem, on top of agents who are sick with COVID, so we’re concerned about catching it ourselves, we’re concerned about our families and coworkers and it just seems everyone's turning a blind eye to it when we have a real situation down here.

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