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Gaja - Catch. Catch quickly V.

Gaja is a Xitsonga word meaning "Catch. Catch quickly" in English. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of catch
- Catch n
- A hidden drawback; "it sounds good but what's the catch?"
- The quantity that was caught; "the catch was only 10 fish" [syn: {haul}]
- A person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect [syn: {match}]
- Anything that is caught (especially if it is worth catching); "he shared his catch with the others"
- A break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion)
- A restraint that checks the motion of something; "he used a book as a stop to hold the door open" [syn: {stop}]
- A fastener that fastens or locks a door or window
- A cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth; "he played catch with his son in the backyard"
- 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" [syn: {grab}, {snatch}, {snap}]
- The act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar" [syn: {apprehension}, {arrest}, {collar}, {pinch}, {taking into custody}] v
- Discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly; catch somebody doing something or in a certain state; "She caught her son eating candy"; "She was caught shoplifting"
- Perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily; "I caught the aroma of coffee"; "He caught the allusion in her glance"; "ears open to catch every sound"; "The dog picked up the scent"; "Catch a glimpse" [syn: {pick up}]
- Reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot; "the rock caught her in the back of the head"; "The blow got him in the back"; "The punch caught him in the stomach" [syn: {get}]
- Take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of; "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!" [syn: {grab}, {take hold of}]
- Succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; "We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?" [syn: {get}, {capture}]
- To hook or entangle; "One foot caught in the stirrup" [syn: {hitch}] [ant: {unhitch}]
- Attract and fix; "His look caught her"; "She caught his eye"; "Catch the attention of the waiter" [syn: {arrest}, {get}]
- Capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping; "I caught a rabbit in the trap toady" [syn: {capture}]
- Reach in time; "I have to catch a train at 7 o'clock"
- Get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly; "Catch some sleep"; "catch one's breath"
- Catch up with and possibly overtake; "The Rolls Royce caught us near the exit ramp" [syn: {overtake}, {catch up with}]
- Be struck or affected by; "catch fire"; "catch the mood"
- Check oneself during an action; "She managed to catch herself before telling her boss what was on her mind"
- Hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers; "We overheard the conversation at the next table" [syn: {take in}, {overhear}]
- See or watch; "view a show on television"; "This program will be seen all over the world"; "view an exhibition"; "Catch a show on Broadway"; "see a movie" [syn: {watch}, {view}, {see}, {take in}]
- Cause to become accidentally or suddenly caught, ensnared, or entangled; "I caught the hem of my dress in the brambles"
- Detect a blunder or misstep; "The reporter tripped up the senator" [syn: {trip up}]
- Grasp with the mind or develop an undersatnding of; "did you catch that allusion?"; "We caught something of his theory in the lecture"; "don't catch your meaning"; "did you get it?"; "She didn't get the joke"; "I just don't get him" [syn: {get}]
- Contract; "did you catch a cold?"
- Start burning; "The fire caught"
- Perceive by hearing; "I didn't catch your name"; "She didn't get his name when they met the first time" [syn: {get}]
- Suffer from the receipt of; "She will catch hell for this behavior!" [syn: {get}]
- Attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts" [syn: {capture}, {enamour}, {trance}, {becharm}, {enamor}, {captivate}, {beguile}, {charm}, {fascinate}, {bewitch}, {entrance}, {enchant}]
- Apprehend and reproduce accurately; "She really caught the spirit of the place in her drawings"; "She got the mood just right in her photographs" [syn: {get}]
- Take in and retain; "We have a big barrel to catch the rainwater"
- Spread or be communicated; "The fashion did not catch"
- Be the catcher; "Who is catching?"
- Become aware of; "he caught her staring out the window"
- Delay or hold up; prevent from proceeding on schedule or as planned; "I was caught in traffic and missed the meeting" [also: {caught}]
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