caught caught  /ˈkɑt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
  2. (n) the quantity that was caught
  3. (n) a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect
  4. (n) anything that is caught (especially if it is worth catching)
  5. (n) a break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion)
  6. (n) a restraint that checks the motion of something
  7. (n) a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window
  8. (n) a cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth
  9. (n) the act of catching an object with the hands
  10. (n) the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
  11. (v) discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly; catch somebody doing something or in a certain state
  12. (v) perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily
  13. (v) reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot
  14. (v) take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of
  15. (v) succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
  16. (v) to hook or entangle
  17. (v) attract and fix
  18. (v) capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping
  19. (v) reach in time
  20. (v) get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly
  21. (v) catch up with and possibly overtake
  22. (v) be struck or affected by
  23. (v) check oneself during an action
  24. (v) hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers
  25. (v) see or watch
  26. (v) cause to become accidentally or suddenly caught, ensnared, or entangled
  27. (v) detect a blunder or misstep
  28. (v) grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of
  29. (v) contract
  30. (v) start burning
  31. (v) perceive by hearing
  32. (v) suffer from the receipt of
  33. (v) attract; cause to be enamored
  34. (v) apprehend and reproduce accurately
  35. (v) take in and retain
  36. (v) spread or be communicated
  37. (v) be the catcher
  38. (v) become aware of
  39. (v) delay or hold up; prevent from proceeding on schedule or as planned

Usage(s):

  1. Then he caught an edge of his wing on the ground.
  2. Massachusetts voters are feeling a little like children caught in a divorce.
  3. The game has also caught on with the loan-sharking gangsters active in the Korean entertainment industry.

News

  1. Lawton woman caught bringing drugs into prison

    A Lawton woman caught giving drugs to an inmate she was visiting at Lawton's GEO Prison could be spending time behind bars herself. 
    on June 19, 2013     Source: KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls

  2. Man caught on camera breaking into Edgewater home

    Several police departments in Volusia County think a man caught on home surveillance breaking into a home may have done this before. The Edgewater police department released surveillance pictures taken right before they say the man broke into a home. Residents in the community are high-tech. Several of them own video cameras, but either the crooks didn't see them or then didn't care because it ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WFTV 9 Orlando

  3. Burglar caught while running away from the scene

    Monday afternoon Syracuse Police caught a burglar as he was running away from the scene of the crime.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: CNYCentral.com

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Quotes

  1. "It's not hard to fathom Paris smoking pot, it's the doing it in the midst of the world's biggest sporting event, in public, blatantly enough to get caught, part that made it dubious. Again, Paris is not dumb," the article said. "It doesn't...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Paris Hilton Source: Times LIVE

  2. Mirren said she used to take "a bit of cocaine. I loved coke. I never did a lot, just a little bit at parties. But what ended it for me was when they caught Klaus Barbie, the Butcher of Lyon, in the early eighties. He was hiding in South America and...
    on Aug 31, 2008 By: Helen Mirren Source: AFP

  3. "It's not greenlit," Del Toro said last month. "That's categorical. We've been caught in a very tangled negotiation. There cannot be any start dates until the MGM [financial] situation gets resolved. They do hold a considerable portion of the...
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Guillermo del Toro Source: The Guardian

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