Noun Definition


1.Definition: a break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion)

Category: General

2.Definition: a cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth

"He played catch with his son in the backyard"

Category: General

3.Definition: a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident

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

Related Noun(s):gimmick

Category: General

4.Definition: a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window

Category: Objects

5.Definition: a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect

Related Noun(s):match

Category: People

6.Definition: a restraint that checks the motion of something

Related Noun(s):stop

Category: Objects

7.Definition: anything that is caught (especially if it is worth catching)

"He shared his catch with the others"

Category: Objects

8.Definition: the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)

Related Noun(s):apprehension, arrest, collar, pinch

Category: General

9.Definition: the act of catching an object with the hands

"Mays made the catch with his back to the plate", "He made a grab for the ball before it landed", "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away", "The infielder's snap and throw was a single motion"

Related Noun(s):grab, snap

Category: General

10.Definition: the quantity that was caught

"The catch was only 10 fish"

Related Noun(s):haul

Category: General