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2 Translation results for catch in Spanish

noun | verb

catch noun

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catches
captura, atrapada, parada (de una pelota); redada (de pescado), presa (de caza); pestillo, pasador; problema, trampa, truco

Example sentences of
catch noun

  • The shortstop made a tough catch.
  • She used to play catch with her dad.
  • Let's play a game of catch.
  • a catch of about 20 fish

Synonyms of
catch noun

catch verb

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caught, has caught, is catching, catches
agarrar; capturar, atrapar, coger; pillar; engancharse; prender; captar; enganchar, enredar; tomar (un tren, etc.)

Example sentences of
catch verb

  • Catch the ball and throw it to first base.
  • She caught the ball with one hand.
  • I dropped the book but managed to catch it before it hit the ground.
  • I'll throw you the keys. Ready? Catch!
  • He caught hold of her wrist.
  • The police are working hard to catch the criminals and put them in jail.
  • “I bet you can't catch me!” she yelled to her brother.
  • I once caught 10 fish in a single day.
  • In the summer, we would catch fireflies and put them in jars.
  • I caught her just as she was leaving for work.
  • "I bet you can't catch me!" she yelled to her brother.

Detailed synonyms for catch verb

1. Catch, capture, trap, snare, entrap, ensnare, bag, net significan llegar a poseer o controlar una cosa al asirla o agarrarla, o mediante una acción similar.
  • Catch indica agarrar algo que ha estado en movimiento, desplazándose por el aire o escondido <caught the dog as it ran by>.
    antonyms: miss
  • Capture connota tomar al superar la resistencia o las dificultades <capture an enemy stronghold>.
  • Trap, snare, entrap, ensnare indican agarrar por medio de algún dispositivo que hace que la presa quede a la merced de su captor. Trap y snare se aplican más comúnmente a una captura física <trap animals> <snared butterflies with a net>. Entrap y ensnare suelen usarse más en sentido figurado <entrapped the witness with a trick question> <a police operation that ensnared burglars>.
  • Bag indica el tener éxito en la captura de una presa difícil, valiéndose de la habilidad, el sigilo o el artificio, y suele suponer el talento de un cazador <bagged a deer>.
  • Net indica el pescar a alguien o algo como si fuera con una red puesta por un cazador <the escaped convict was netted by police>.
2. See: Incur

Phrasal verbs for catch

Related phrases for catch

Reverse translation for catch

captura  - capture, seizure 
atrapada  - catch 
parada  (de una pelota) - stop, catch, save, parry (in sports), parade 
redada  (de pescado) - raid, catch, haul 
presa  (de caza) - capture, seizure, catch, prey, claw, fang, dam, morsel, piece (of food) 
pestillo  - bolt, latch 
pasador  - bolt, latch, barrette, bobby pin 
problema  - problem 
trampa  - trap 
truco  - trick, knack 
agarrar  - to grab, to grasp, to catch, to take, to grapple 
capturar  - to capture, to seize 
atrapar  - to trap, to capture 
coger  - to seize, to take hold of, to catch, to pick up, to gather, to pick, to gore 
pillar  - to catch, to grasp, to catch on 
engancharse  - to get snagged, to get hooked, to enlist 
prender  - to take root, to pin, to fasten, to catch fire, to catch, to apprehend, to catch on, to light (a cigarette, a match), to turn on 
captar  - to catch, to grasp, to gain, to attract, to harness, to collect (waters) 
enganchar  - to hook, to snag, to attach, to hitch up 
enredar  - to tangle up, to entangle, to confuse, to complicate, to involve, to implicate 
tomar  (un tren, etc.) - to drink (alcohol), to take, to drink, to capture, to seize 
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