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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    capture, capturing, catch

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