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Meaning of "catching" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CATCHING

catching  [ˈkætʃɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CATCHING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Catching is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CATCHING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of catching in the English dictionary

The definition of catching in the dictionary is infectious. Other definition of catching is attractive; captivating.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CATCHING


approaching
əˈprəʊtʃɪŋ
backscratching
ˈbækˌskrætʃɪŋ
bag-snatching
ˈbæɡsnætʃɪŋ
Ching
tʃɪŋ
Chongqing
ˈtʃʊŋˈtʃɪŋ
coaching
ˈkəʊˌtʃɪŋ
crosshatching
ˈkrɒsˌhætʃɪŋ
hatching
ˈhætʃɪŋ
launching
ˈlɔːntʃɪŋ
matching
ˈmætʃɪŋ
overarching
ˌəʊvərˈɑːtʃɪŋ
rat-catching
ˈrætˌkætʃɪŋ
scratching
ˈskrætʃɪŋ
searching
ˈsɜːtʃɪŋ
stitching
ˈstɪtʃɪŋ
stretching
ˈstrɛtʃɪŋ
teaching
ˈtiːtʃɪŋ
thatching
ˈθætʃɪŋ
touching
ˈtʌtʃɪŋ
vote-catching
ˈvəʊtˌkætʃɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CATCHING

catchable
catchcries
catchcry
catcher
catcher´s mitt
catchflies
catchfly
catchier
catchiest
catchiness
catching pen
catchline
catchment
catchment area
catchment basin
Catchment board
catchpennies
catchpenny
catchpole
catchpoll

WORDS THAT END LIKE CATCHING

aching
anything
bewitching
birdwatching
bitching
branching
couching
English Language Teaching
enriching
etching
eye-catching
far-reaching
geocaching
itching
Kuching
quenching
scorching
screeching
squelching
twitching
whale watching

Synonyms and antonyms of catching in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CATCHING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «catching» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of catching

Translation of «catching» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CATCHING

Find out the translation of catching to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of catching from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «catching» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

传染性的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

contagioso
570 millions of speakers

English

catching
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पकड़ने
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُعِدٍ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

заразный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

contagioso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সংক্রামক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

contagieux
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menangkap
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ansteckend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

伝染性の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

전염성의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Keno
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

truyền nhiễm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கவரும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पकडण्यासाठी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bulaşıcı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

contagioso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zaraźliwy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

заразний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

contagios
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μεταδοτικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vang
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

smittsam
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

smittende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of catching

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CATCHING»

The term «catching» is very widely used and occupies the 9.476 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CATCHING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about catching

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10 QUOTES WITH «CATCHING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word catching.
1
Sergio Aragones
I don't enjoy the boo scare when you're watching a movie and then suddenly there's a big shark on the screen. The only thing they're doing is catching you off guard.
2
Rick Barry
The fishing is a great relief for me. When I'm out there's no cell phone ringing. I'm out there fishing with bears. I'm in the middle of God's country catching tons of fish. I just absolutely love it.
3
Francis Biddle
I'm for catching every Japanese in America, Alaska, and Hawai'i now and putting them in concentration camps.
4
Marlon Brando
With women, I've got a long bamboo pole with a leather loop on the end. I slip the loop around their necks so they can't get away or come too close. Like catching snakes.
5
Warren Buffett
The rich are always going to say that, you know, just give us more money and we'll go out and spend more and then it will all trickle down to the rest of you. But that has not worked the last 10 years, and I hope the American public is catching on.
6
Claire Cameron
I was hiking a five-day loop - alone - in the Rocky Mountains when I rounded the switchback and saw a large body on the trail ahead. It had brown fur with a cinnamon tinge that was draped across dense, humped back muscle. A broad head lifted and I could see the dish-shaped muzzle was catching my scent. I knew bears. This was a grizzly.
7
Howie Carr
I think among the retired FBI agents there are some who would not like to see him come back, but I think the people running the FBI now are interested in catching him.
8
John Jay Chapman
People get so in the habit of worry that if you save them from drowning and put them on a bank to dry in the sun with hot chocolate and muffins they wonder whether they are catching cold.
9
Harold Coffin
Middle age is the awkward period when Father Time starts catching up with Mother Nature.
10
George Combe
I requested the gentlemen to put on their hats, and the ladies their shawls, to avoid catching cold, and then had the windows widely opened. This proceeding caused some astonishment and alarm at first; for the Americans generally have a dread of cold air.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CATCHING»

Discover the use of catching in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to catching and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Catching the Big Fish: Meditation, Consciousness, and Creativity
Catching the Big Fish comes as a revelation to the legion of fans who have longed to better understand Lynch's personal vision. And it is equally compelling to those who wonder how they can nurture their own creativity.
David Lynch, 2007
2
Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human
In this stunningly original book, Richard Wrangham argues that it was cooking that caused the extraordinary transformation of our ancestors from apelike beings to Homo erectus.
Richard Wrangham, 2010
3
Catching Fire (The Second Book of the Hunger Games)
Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark.
Suzanne Collins, 2010
4
Catching Jordan
I couldn't put it down!" — Simone Elkeles, New York Times bestselling author of the Perfect Chemistry series ONE OF THE BOYS What girl doesn't want to be surrounded by gorgeous jocks day in and day out?
Miranda Kenneally, 2011
5
Catching Language: The Standing Challenge of Grammar Writing
This book is of interest to descriptive linguists, typologists, and formal linguists.
Felix K. Ameka, Alan Charles Dench, Nicholas Evans, 2006
6
Catching a Wave: Reclaiming Feminism for the 21st Century
A collection of original essays that calls for new voices to redefine feminism.
Rory Cooke Dicker, Alison Piepmeier, 2003
7
Catching the Wolf of Wall Street: More Incredible True ...
Continuing the story of his fall from financial grace, the former head of the investment firm of Stratton Oakmont and author of The Wolf of Wall Street describes his imprisonment for stock fraud, his cooperation with federal authorities, ...
Jordan Belfort, 2011
8
Catching Up Or Leading the Way: American Education in the ...
Are education systems in China and other countries really as superior as some people claim? These and other questions are at the heart of author Yong Zhao s thoughtful and informative book.
Yong Zhao, 2009
9
Catching the Light: The Entwined History of Light and Mind
Examination of the fundamental nature of light in mankind's history, world, and life.
Arthur Zajonc, 1995
10
Catching Katie
Having dedicated her life to women's suffrage, Katie Jones of 1916 Idaho avoids marriage, believing that it will compromise her focus, but finds her resolve challenged by her growing feelings for childhood friend Ben Rafferty.
Robin Lee Hatcher, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CATCHING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term catching is used in the context of the following news items.
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Odell Beckham Jr. reminds us of his insane catching ability (Videos)
Beckham went on to earn Offensive Rookie of the Year honors and is putting in the work this offseason to build off his huge first season as a pro ... «Yahoo Sports, Jul 15»
2
Catching Earth at aphelion
Do you feel a little… distant today? The day after the 4th of July weekend brings with it the promise of barbecue leftovers and discount fireworks ... «Phys.Org, Jul 15»
3
Pharmalot.. Pharmalittle.. Good Morning: We're Catching up on …
Antidepressants. Pharmalot.. Pharmalittle.. Good Morning: We're Catching up on Mylan, Hepatitis C and Much More!! Article · Comments ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
4
The start-up catching white-collar criminals in the web's darkest places
When a rogue bank manager began a sideline business of selling illicit bank accounts, already complete with a tidy balance, the scam went ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
5
9 eye-catching quotes of ex-Greek FM Varoufakis
Yanis Varoufakis, who also held the post of Greece finance minister until a day ago, is characterized as outspoken, controversial. Since his ... «Moneycontrol.com, Jul 15»
6
Odell Beckham Jr. Practices Catching Footballs Laying Down
Listen up kids, this is how you get really good at catching footballs. It's also how you die from having one drilled through the top of your skull, ... «SportsGrid, Jul 15»
7
Home was set for demolition before catching fire third time
SAN ANTONIO - A vacant house just west of downtown was set to be demolished long before the San Antonio Fire Department asked the city to ... «KSAT San Antonio, Jul 15»
8
'This eye-catching new landmark symbolises the people and the …
NEW ARTWORK LAUNCHED FOR DRUMAHOE. . .Group pictured at Drumahoe on Monday morning for the launch of a major piece of public ... «Londonderry Today, Jul 15»
9
Catching up with a cross country cyclist as she tackles the Adirondacks
Jul 07, 2015 — This summer, more than 350 young people will ride their bicycles across the United States as part of Bike and Build, an activist ... «North Country Public Radio, Jul 15»
10
China: Catching a Falling Knife
The People's Bank of China is effectively funding an effort by a group of brokers to buy equity (to the tune of about $20 billion) in an attempt to ... «Wall Street Pit, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Catching [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/catching>. Aug 2019 ».
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