Definition of catch :
1. A humorous canon or round, so contrived that the singers catch up each other's words.
2. A slight remembrance; a trace.
3. Act of seizing; a grasp.
4. Hence: To insnare; to entangle.
5. Passing opportunities seized; snatches.
6. Something desirable to be caught, esp. a husband or wife in matrimony.
7. That by which anything is caught or temporarily fastened; as, the catch of a gate.
8. That which is caught or taken; profit; gain; especially, the whole quantity caught or taken at one time; as, a good catch of fish.
9. The posture of seizing; a state of preparation to lay hold of, or of watching he opportunity to seize; as, to lie on the catch.
10. To attain possession.
11. To be held or impeded by entanglement or a light obstruction; as, a kite catches in a tree; a door catches so as not to open.
12. To come upon unexpectedly or by surprise; to find; as, to catch one in the act of stealing.
13. To communicate to; to fasten upon; as, the fire caught the adjoining building.
14. To engage and attach; to please; to charm.
15. To get possession of; to attain.
16. To lay hold on; to seize, especially with the hand; to grasp ( anything) in motion, with the effect of holding; as, to catch a ball.
17. To reach in time; to come up with; as, to catch a train.
18. To seize after pursuing; to arrest; as, to catch a thief.
19. To seize with the senses or the mind; to apprehend; as, to catch a melody.
20. To spread by, or as by, infecting; to communicate.
21. To take captive, as in a snare or net, or on a hook; as, to catch a bird or fish.
22. To take hold; as, the bolt does not catch.
23. To take or receive; esp. to take by sympathy, contagion, infection, or exposure; as, to catch the spirit of an occasion; to catch the measles or smallpox; to catch cold; the house caught fire.
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capture (part of speech: verb)
take (part of speech: verb)
decoy (part of speech: noun)
fastener (part of speech: noun)
hasp, cotter, brace, knitting, stay, anchor, bracket, nail, glue, hinge, spike, vinculum, lace, hitch, snap, tie, link, belt, paste, grapnel, hook, cincture, medium, coupling, stitch, fastening, middleman, guy, clinch, fuse, rivet, staple, thread, suture, cleat, connector, string, band, agent, cinch, buckle, weld, seal, pin, cement, braid, lock, clasp, twine, hawser, rabbet, binding, ligament, clip, mediator, brad, clamp, fastener, latch, bonding, splice, zipper, closure, binder, bolt, skewer, tack, strap, knot, mucilage, bond, vise, button, go-between, chain
acquisition (part of speech: noun)
trophy (part of speech: noun)
booty (part of speech: noun)
qualification (part of speech: noun)
hinder (part of speech: verb)
cripple, resist, entrap, jam, encumber, brake, cramp, deter, congest, snag, obstruct, bung, clog, complicate, restrain, hamper, impair, constipate, detain, drag, fetter, stop, choke, hinder, impede, curb, plug, interrupt, paralyze, counter, baffle, burden, mire, frustrate, restrict, inhibit, oppose, delay, snarl, constrain, check, block, dam, entangle, foul, handicap, hamstring, thwart, bottleneck, crimp, tangle, bar
hindrance (part of speech: noun)
disadvantage, blockade, blockage, bafflement, complication, entrapment, damper, impediment, constraint, deterrent, impedance, encumbrance, hurdle, frustration, inhibition, congestion, restriction, impasse, restraint, interruption, entanglement, resistance, hindrance, opposition, constipation, obstruction, drawback, barrier, stoppage, obstacle
acquire (part of speech: verb)