catched vs caught : Common Errors in English

About catched vs caught

The standard past tense form of “catch” in modern English is not “catched,” but “caught.”

caught Meaning(s)

  • (n) a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
  • (n) the quantity that was caught
  • (n) a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect
  • (n) anything that is caught (especially if it is worth catching)
  • (n) a break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion)
  • (n) a restraint that checks the motion of something
  • (n) a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window
  • (n) a cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth
  • (n) the act of catching an object with the hands
  • (n) the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
  • (v) discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly; catch somebody doing something or in a certain state
  • (v) perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily
  • (v) reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot
  • (v) take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of
  • (v) succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
  • (v) to hook or entangle
  • (v) attract and fix
  • (v) capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping
  • (v) reach in time
  • (v) get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly
  • (v) catch up with and possibly overtake
  • (v) be struck or affected by
  • (v) check oneself during an action
  • (v) hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers
  • (v) see or watch
  • (v) cause to become accidentally or suddenly caught, ensnared, or entangled
  • (v) detect a blunder or misstep
  • (v) grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of
  • (v) contract
  • (v) start burning
  • (v) perceive by hearing
  • (v) suffer from the receipt of
  • (v) attract; cause to be enamored
  • (v) apprehend and reproduce accurately
  • (v) take in and retain
  • (v) spread or be communicated
  • (v) be the catcher
  • (v) become aware of
  • (v) delay or hold up; prevent from proceeding on schedule or as planned

caught in News

  1. Man caught with drugs in cell phone

    HACKETTSTOWN — A Budd Lake man was caught trying to sneak heroin in the battery compartment of a cell phone into Hackettstown Regional Medical Center, police said.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: New Jersey Herald

  2. Two men caught in Weirton in April appear for their arraignments in Jefferson County

    Two men caught in Weirton in April appeared for their arraignments in Jefferson County. Lonnie Smith Jr. and Hakeem Herbert were indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury on three counts of having weapons under a disability and one count of tampering with evidence. Smith told Jefferson County Judge David Henderson during his arraignment that he hired an attorney out of Pittsburgh. That attorney ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: WTOV 9 Steubenville

  3. Caught on Cam: Gunmen Chase, Fire Shots at Victim

    Police are on the hunt for three men caught on camera chasing down and shooting at a victim. Photo Credit: Philadelphia Police
    on June 12, 2013 Source: NBC Philadelphia

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