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English definition of “catch”

catch

verb [I/T] (TAKE HOLD)   /kætʃ, ketʃ/ (past tense and past participle caught  /kɔt/)
to take or get hold of a moving object, or to hold and prevent someone from getting away: [I] She tossed him the car keys and yelled, “Catch!” [T] He sneaked into the fairgrounds without paying and hoped nobody would catch him.
(Definition of catch verb (TAKE HOLD) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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