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CAUGHT

(noun, verb, adj.)

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There are 40 meanings of the word Caught.

How to pronounce caught:

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Caught - as a noun

A drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident

Example: "It sounds good but what's the catch?"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
gimmick18

The quantity that was caught

Example: "The catch was only 10 fish"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
haul7

A person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
match12

Anything that is caught (especially if it is worth catching)

Example: "He shared his catch with the others"

A break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion)

A restraint that checks the motion of something

Example: "He used a book as a stop to hold the door open"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
stop6
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
constraint12restraint9
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

A fastener that fastens or locks a door or window

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
fastener11fastening13fixing17holdfast15
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

A cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth

Example: "He played catch with his son in the backyard"

The act of catching an object with the hands

Example: "Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
grab7snap6
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
touch10touching14
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

The act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)

Example: "The policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
apprehension19arrest6collar8pinch12taking into custody

Caught - as a verb

Discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly; catch somebody doing something or in a certain state

Example: "She caught her son eating candy"

Perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily

Example: "I caught the aroma of coffee"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
pick up

Reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot

Example: "The rock caught her in the back of the head"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
get4

Take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of

Example: "Catch the ball!"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
grab7take hold of
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
clutch13prehend13seize14
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase

Example: "We finally got the suspect"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
capture11get4
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
clutch13prehend13seize14
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

To hook or entangle

Example: "One foot caught in the stirrup"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
hitch13
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
attach11
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Attract and fix

Example: "His look caught her"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
arrest6get4

Capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping

Example: "I caught a rabbit in the trap today"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
capture11
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
acquire18get4
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Reach in time

Example: "I have to catch a train at 7 o'clock"

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
board8get on
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly

Example: "Catch some sleep"

Catch up with and possibly overtake

Example: "The rolls royce caught us near the exit ramp"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
catch up withovertake15

Be struck or affected by

Example: "Catch fire"

Check oneself during an action

Example: "She managed to catch herself before telling her boss what was on her mind"

Hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers

Example: "We overheard the conversation at the next table"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
overhear14

See or watch

Example: "View a show on television"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
see3view10watch13
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
watch13
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Cause to become accidentally or suddenly caught, ensnared, or entangled

Example: "I caught the hem of my dress in the brambles"

Detect a blunder or misstep

Example: "The reporter tripped up the senator"

Grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of

Example: "Did you catch that allusion?"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
get4

Come down with

Example: "Did you catch a cold?"

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
contract12get4take8
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Start burning

Example: "The fire caught"

Perceive by hearing

Example: "I didn't catch your name"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
get4

Suffer from the receipt of

Example: "She will catch hell for this behavior!"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
get4

Attract; cause to be enamored

Example: "She captured all the men's hearts"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
becharm16beguile10bewitch17captivate16capture11charm12enamor8enamour9enchant12entrance10fascinate14trance8
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
appeal10attract9
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Apprehend and reproduce accurately

Example: "She really caught the spirit of the place in her drawings"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
get4

Take in and retain

Example: "We have a big barrel to catch the rainwater"

Spread or be communicated

Example: "The fashion did not catch"

Be the catcher

Example: "Who is catching?"

Become aware of

Example: "He caught her staring out the window"

Delay or hold up; prevent from proceeding on schedule or as planned

Example: "I was caught in traffic and missed the meeting"

Caught - as an adjective

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

Word Game Points

Is CAUGHT a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, caught is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

CAUGHT has a SCRABBLE points total of 12.

Is CAUGHT a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, caught is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
CAUGHT has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 14.

Is CAUGHT a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, caught is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
CAUGHT has a WORDFEUD points total of 15.

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