• a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident;
    • "it sounds good but what's the catch?"
  • the quantity that was caught;
    • "the catch was only 10 fish"
  • a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect
  • anything that is caught (especially if it is worth catching);
    • "he shared his catch with the others"
  • a break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion)
  • a restraint that checks the motion of something;
  • a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window
  • a cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth;
    • "he played catch with his son in the backyard"
  • the act of catching an object with the hands;
    • "Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"
  • the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal);
  • discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly; catch somebody doing something or in a certain state;
  • perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily;
    • "ears open to catch every sound"
  • reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot;
  • take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of;
  • succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase;
    • "Did you catch the thief?"
  • to hook or entangle;
  • attract and fix;
  • capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping;
  • reach in time;
    • "I have to catch a train at 7 o'clock"
  • get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly;
    • "catch one's breath"
  • catch up with and possibly overtake;
  • be struck or affected by;
    • "catch fire"
    • "catch the mood"
  • check oneself during an action;
    • "She managed to catch herself before telling her boss what was on her mind"
  • hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers;
  • see or watch;
  • cause to become accidentally or suddenly caught, ensnared, or entangled;
  • detect a blunder or misstep;
  • grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of;
    • "did you catch that allusion?"
    • "don't catch your meaning"
  • contract;
    • "did you catch a cold?"
  • start burning;
  • perceive by hearing;
    • "I didn't catch your name"
  • suffer from the receipt of;
    • "She will catch hell for this behavior!"
  • attract; cause to be enamored;
  • apprehend and reproduce accurately;
  • take in and retain;
    • "We have a big barrel to catch the rainwater"
  • spread or be communicated;
    • "The fashion did not catch"
  • be the catcher;
    • "Who is catching?"
  • become aware of;
  • delay or hold up; prevent from proceeding on schedule or as planned;
  • CATCH v CAUGHT, CATCHING, CATCHES to capture after pursuit

Scrabble Score: 12

catch is a valid Scrabble (US) TWL word

catch is a valid Scrabble Word in Merriam-Webster MW Dictionary

catch is a valid Scrabble Word in International Collins CSW Dictionary

Words With Friends Score: 13

catch is a valid Words With Friends word