out-catch

 to overtake. North.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • catch — ► VERB (past and past part. caught) 1) intercept and hold (something thrown, propelled, or dropped). 2) seize or take hold of. 3) capture after a chase or in a trap, net, etc. 4) be in time to board (a train, bus, etc.) or to see (a person,… …   English terms dictionary

  • catch — catch1 W1S1 [kætʃ] v past tense and past participle caught [ko:t US ko:t] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(take and hold)¦ 2¦(find/stop somebody)¦ 3¦(see somebody doing something)¦ 4¦(illness)¦ 5 catch somebody by surprise/catch somebody off guard 6 catch somebody… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • catch — I UK [kætʃ] / US verb Word forms catch : present tense I/you/we/they catch he/she/it catches present participle catching past tense caught UK [kɔːt] / US [kɔt] past participle caught *** 1) [intransitive/transitive] to stop and hold something… …   English dictionary

  • catch — [[t]kæ̱tʃ[/t]] ♦♦ catches, catching, caught 1) VERB If you catch a person or animal, you capture them after chasing them, or by using a trap, net, or other device. [V n] Police say they are confident of catching the gunman... [V n] Where did you… …   English dictionary

  • catch — Synonyms and related words: OD, abash, abduction, absorb, absorb the attention, accept, acquire, acquisition, allure, ambition, anchor, appreciate, apprehend, apprehension, arrest, arrestation, artful dodge, artifice, assimilate, astonishment,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • catch*/*/*/ — [kætʃ] (past tense and past participle caught [kɔːt] ) verb I 1) [I/T] to stop something that is falling or moving through the air, and hold it Stewart caught the ball with one hand.[/ex] A bucket stood under the hole to catch the rain.[/ex] 2)… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • catch fire — verb start to burn or burst into flames (Freq. 1) Marsh gases ignited suddenly The oily rags combusted spontaneously • Syn: ↑erupt, ↑ignite, ↑take fire, ↑combust, ↑conflagrate …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Catch and release — is a practice within recreational fishing intended as a of conservation. After capture, the fish are unhooked and returned to the water before experiencing serious exhaustion or injury. Using barbless hooks, it is often possible to release the… …   Wikipedia

  • Catch wrestling — is a style of wrestling. Catch wrestling is arguably the ancestor of modern grappling, professional wrestling, mixed martial arts and no holds barred competition. Catch wrestling s origins lie in a variety of styles,Asia (e.g. pehlwani). Collar… …   Wikipedia


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