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Synonyms for catching
ˈkætʃ ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. catching(noun)

    (baseball) playing the position of catcher on a baseball team

    Synonyms:
    spying, espial, spotting, contracting, detection

    Antonyms:
    noninfectious

  2. detection, catching, espial, spying, spotting(noun)

    the act of detecting something; catching sight of something

    Synonyms:
    detective work, spying, staining, sleuthing, sensing, detecting, detection, signal detection, espial, maculation, undercover work, spotting, contracting

    Antonyms:
    noninfectious

  3. catching, contracting(adj)

    becoming infected

    "catching cold is sometimes unavoidable"; "the contracting of a serious illness can be financially catastrophic"

    Synonyms:
    spying, espial, spotting, contracting, detection

    Antonyms:
    noninfectious

  4. catching, communicable, contagious, contractable, transmissible, transmittable(adj)

    (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection

    Synonyms:
    inherited, genetic, communicable, contagious, transmittable, ancestral, hereditary, patrimonial, familial, transmissible, contractable, transmitted

    Antonyms:
    noninfectious

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. catching(n.)

    Synonyms:
    seizure, capture, arrest, apprehension

  2. catching(a.)

    Synonyms:
    infectious, contagious, pestilential, pestiferous

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. catching(a)

    Synonyms:
    contagious, infectious, communicable, pestilential

    Antonyms:
    noncontagious, incommunicable

  2. catching(n)

    Synonyms:
    seizure, apprehension, arrest

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "catching":

    capture, capturing, catch

How to pronounce catching?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say catching in sign language?

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How to use catching in a sentence?

  1. Dave Barry:

    If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant's life, she will choose to save the infant's life without even considering if there are men on base.

  2. Dan Elwell:

    Silicon Valley is used to doing changes in their tech generations in months. The FAA and the big aviation world is used to doing technological refreshes and changes in decades, so the federal level is catching up, but it’s impossible to say how long it’s going to take because we don’t know the extent to which drones are going to come into the space.

  3. Big Lots:

    We still have a lot of catching up to do in our digital business.

  4. Thomai Serdari:

    Tiffany is a textbook example of what is happening in retail, finally, they are catching up. They have missed opportunities in the past, but they understand that they have powerful brand and the brand was not expressed well in real life.

  5. Liu Dong:

    Compared with other industry players, our international business started late. But we're catching up.


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