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According to WordNet, the noun "catch" has 10 sense(s).

100088725 the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar".

102982599 a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window.

109238143 anything that is caught (especially if it is worth catching); "he shared his catch with the others".

113755822 the quantity that was caught; "the catch was only 10 fish".

100458641 a cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth; "he played catch with his son in the backyard".

109900981 a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect.

105164673 a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident; "it sounds good but what's the catch?".

100138956 the act of catching an object with the hands; "Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"; "he made a grab for the ball before it landed"; "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"; "the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion".

102982790 a restraint that checks the motion of something; "he used a book as a stop to hold the door open".

107067760 a break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion).


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