HyperDic: catching

English > 4 senses of the word catching:
NOUNactcatching(baseball) playing the position of catcher on a baseball team
actcatching, detection, espial, spying, spottingthe act of detecting something
actcatching, contractingbecoming infected
ADJECTIVEallcatching, communicable, contagious, contractable, transmissible, transmittable(of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection
catching > pronunciation
Soundskae'chihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > catching: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection.
Synonymscommunicable, contagious, contractable, transmissible, transmittable
Broaderinfectiouseasily spread
Spanishcomunicable, contagiosa, contagioso, trasmisible
Catalancontagiós, transmissible
Nounscatchingbecoming infected
English > catching: 4 senses > noun 1, act
Meaning(baseball) playing the position of catcher on a baseball team.
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
BroaderplayingThe action of taking part in a game / game / game or sport or other recreation
English > catching: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of detecting something; catching sight of something.
Synonymsdetection, espial, spying, spotting
Broaderdiscovery, find, uncoveringThe act of discovering something
Spanishcaptación, detección, espionaje, localización
Catalandetecció
English > catching: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningBecoming infected.
Example"catching cold is sometimes unavoidable"
Synonymcontracting
Broaderacquiring, gettingThe act of acquiring something
Catalancontracció
Adjectivescatching(of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection

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