What does catching mean?

Definitions for catching
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. Bruce Zaro:

    We've had a consolidation of the move up, the market is catching up to itself.

  2. Rand Paul:

    Even by government accounts, we have not been catching any terrorists with the collection of bulk data.

  3. Lorne Baring:

    European equity markets are catching the tailwind from the U.S. after strong close yesterday. Investors are showing resilience to the recent attacks in Paris despite mounting worries over security in Europe, overall there is a macro tailwind for European equities. The monetary policy of the ECB will continue to weaken the euro versus other major currencies. We are continuing to recommend an overweight in European equities.

  4. Thomai Serdari:

    Tiffany is a textbook example of what is happening in retail, finally, they are catching up. They have missed opportunities in the past, but they understand that they have powerful brand and the brand was not expressed well in real life.

  5. Tony Oppedisano:

    When she was beginning to have problems with Woody [Allen] she was looking for some comfort and it was like two old friends catching up, she was devastated and he was there to support her.

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