5 Letters
4 Consonants
1 Vowels
1 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use catch as a noun or as a verb in a sentence.
About Catch
A 1 syllables noun and 5 letters with the letters a, c, h, and t, 4 consonants, 1 vowels and 1 syllables with the middle letter t. Catch starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters c, ca, cat, catc, and the ending characters are h, ch, tch, atch, ..
The act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
Middle English
School Grade
Catch is set as a grade one word that starts with c, ends with h, 1 syllables, 1 vowels and 5 letters.
Is catch a scrabble word? A 12 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Catch in Pig Latin is said as "atchcay or atchcway".
c | a | t | c | h
ca | at | tc | ch
cat | atc | tch
catc | atch
Word Gram
Noun Examples
the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal);
"the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
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
a cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth;
"he played catch with his son in the backyard"
a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window
a restraint that checks the motion of something;
"he used a book as a stop to hold the door open"
a hidden drawback;
"it sounds good but what's the catch?"
a break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion)
anything that is caught (especially if it is worth catching);
"he shared his catch with the others"
a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect
the quantity that was caught;
"the catch was only 10 fish"
Verb Examples
"did you catch a cold?"
delay or hold up;
prevent from proceeding on schedule or as planned;
"I was caught in traffic and missed the meeting"
be struck or affected by;
"catch fire";
"catch the mood"
grasp with the mind or develop an undersatnding of;
"did you catch that allusion?";
"We caught something of his theory in the lecture";
"don't catch your meaning";
"did you get it?";
"She didn't get the joke";
"I just don't get him"
detect a blunder or misstep;
"The reporter tripped up the senator"
discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly;
catch somebody doing something or in a certain state;
"She caught her son eating candy";
"She was caught shoplifting"
become aware of;
"he caught her staring out the window"
be the catcher;
"Who is catching?"
catch up with and possibly overtake;
"The Rolls Royce caught us near the exit ramp"
succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase;
"We finally got the suspect";
"Did you catch the thief?"
to hook or entangle;
"One foot caught in the stirrup"
cause to become accidentally or suddenly caught, ensnared, or entangled;
"I caught the hem of my dress in the brambles"
spread or be communicated;
"The fashion did not catch"
reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot;
"the rock caught her in the back of the head";
"The blow got him in the back";
"The punch caught him in the stomach"
take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of;
"catch the ball!";
"Grab the elevator door!"
capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping;
"I caught a rabbit in the trap toady"
take in and retain;
"We have a big barrel to catch the rainwater"
attract and fix;
"His look caught her";
"She caught his eye";
"catch the attention of the waiter"
apprehend and reproduce accurately;
"She really caught the spirit of the place in her drawings";
"She got the mood just right in her photographs"
cause to be enamored;
"She captured all the men's hearts"
reach in time;
"I have to catch a train at 7 o'clock"
suffer from the receipt of;
"She will catch hell for this behavior!"
perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily;
"I caught the aroma of coffee";
"He caught the allusion in her glance";
"ears open to catch every sound";
"The dog picked up the scent";
"catch a glimpse"
see or watch;
"view a show on television";
"This program will be seen all over the world";
"view an exhibition";
"catch a show on Broadway";
"see a movie"
hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers;
"We overheard the conversation at the next table"
perceive by hearing;
"I didn't catch your name";
"She didn't get his name when they met the first time"
get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly;
"catch some sleep";
"catch one's breath"
check oneself during an action;
"She managed to catch herself before telling her boss what was on her mind"
start burning;
"The fire caught"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Catch"

There are 2,514 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to catch.

Abandonmentwithdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility
"his abandonment of his wife and children left them penniless"
Abashcause to be embarrassed
cause to feel self-conscious
Abatebecome less in amount or intensity
"The storm abated"
"The rain let up after a few hours"
Abdominal Epilepsy
Abduction(physiology) moving of a body part away from the central axis of the body
Absorbcause to become one with
"The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax"
Absorb The Attention
Abstracta concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
"he loved her only in the abstract--not in person"
Abstractiona general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples
Accenta diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation

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There are 1 anagrams from catch.

Anagram Definition
Catchthe act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
"the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"

View English words with the unique letters used in catch. Words With The Letters Acht


Catch derives from 10 words.

Word Definition
Apprehendget the meaning of something
"Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
Arrestthe act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
"the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
Capturethe act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
Catchthe act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
"the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
Collarthe act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
"the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
Copuncomplimentary terms for a policeman
Getmake children
"Abraham begot Isaac"
"Men often father children but don''t recognize them"
Nabseize suddenly
Naila thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener
Pick Up


Catch has 3 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Capturethe act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
Gaining Control
Seizurethe taking possession of something by legal process

Names With The Word "Catch"

2 names are spelled with catch.


The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word catch.

Is catch a scrabble word or can you use catch in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 697106 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 364931 games. This 5 letter 12 point scrabble word can be rearranged 60 ways. What other words can be made with the letters a, c, h, and t? There's 17 with 7 letters or less with the letters a, c, h, and t. Here is a list of 17 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Catch (5 letters) 12 13 catch
Watch (5 letters) 13 +1 13 watch
Chat (4 letters) 9 9 chat
Hatch (5 letters) 13 +1 12 hatch
Tach (4 letters) 9 9 chat
Thatch (6 letters) 14 +2 13 thatch
Yacht (5 letters) 13 +1 12 yacht
ACTH (4 letters) 9 9 chat
Chahta (6 letters) 14 +2 13 chahta
Cathay (6 letters) 14 +2 13 cathay
Catha (5 letters) 10 10 aacht
Cathaya (7 letters) 15 +3 14 +1 cathaya
Attach (6 letters) 11 11 attach
Catchy (6 letters) 16 +4 16 +3 catchy
Chatty (6 letters) 14 +2 13 cytaht
Whatchy (7 letters) 21 +9 19 +6 whatchy
Cathy (5 letters) 13 +1 12 yacht


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