What does catching mean?

Definitions for catching
ˈkætʃ ɪŋcatch·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word catching.

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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say catching in sign language?

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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. 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.

  2. Alla Yaroshinskaya:

    Haste is good only in catching fleas.

  3. Charlie Rose:

    CBS is catching up to the ‘Today Show’ because CBS made the daring gamble to be a little different, selecting an old-timer like Charlie Rose and doing long-format interviews aren’t what typically works in morning TV. But CBS has shown that not only is it OK to be different, it pays to be different if you want to distinguish yourself in a marketplace where most network news shows all look and sound alike.

  4. Shakeel Nawaz:

    The mainland customers we get are very, very focused. They know exactly what they want in our stores. It hasn't gotten to the watershed moment when it becomes a mainstream thing, but they are catching up.

  5. White House spokesman Josh Earnest:

    President Obama and Secretary Clinton enjoy catching up in person when their schedules permit, this afternoon they met privately for about an hour at the White House and discussed a range of topics.

Images & Illustrations of catching

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