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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

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How to use catching in a sentence?

  1. Greg Senters:

    It’s called fishing, it’s not called catching, so I told him we may not catch anything, but he said it doesn’t matter, he said just being out there doing this was just as good.

  2. Paul Schmit:

    At 6:25 local time above the skies of northern New Mexico, the ISS was catching its first glimpses of the early-morning sunlight hundreds of miles above the Earths surface, while Mars slowly receded away from the moons dark side.

  3. Richard Bernstein:

    Right now, we view investing in the current environment using the hackneyed phrase of 'catching a falling knife,' we see no need to rush into markets.

  4. Thierry Philardeau:

    People have more money to spend there and are catching up with the rest of China.

  5. Daniel Romanchuk:

    It was a very tight finish, as it got later in the race, there's just more and more people catching up and making a bigger group, and then things got a little bit more tactical.

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