the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
spread or be communicated; "The fashion did not catch"
start burning; "The fire caught"
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"
a cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth; "he played catch with his son in the backyard"
take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of; "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!"
a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window
capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping; "I caught a rabbit in the trap today"
a restraint that checks the motion of something;
contract; "did you catch a cold?"
take in and retain; "We have a big barrel to catch the rainwater"
a drawback or
irritate; "Her childish behavior really get to me"; "His lying really gets me"
grasp with the mind or develop an understanding 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"
reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"
be a mystery or bewildering to;
reach and board; "She got the bus just as it was leaving"
reach by calculation; "What do you get when you add up these numbers?"
leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form; "Scram!"
a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner;
go through (mental or physical states or experiences); "get an