What is another word for catches?

Pronunciation: [kˈat͡ʃɪz] (IPA)

The word "catches" can be replaced with a number of synonyms that convey similar meanings. Some of these synonyms include snatches, seizes, grabs, captures, acquires, understands, comprehends, apprehends, intercepts, and secures. Each of these synonyms has unique connotations and can be used to convey a specific message. For example, "snatches" has a more forceful connotation than "captures". Similarly, "acquires" implies a more deliberate action than "seizes". Selecting the right synonym for "catches" can help to add nuance and depth to your writing, by emphasizing the specific nature of the action being described.

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Usage examples for Catches

He ran and caught her to him, as one who is drowning catches at life.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
When the lake is sufficiently large, it catches all or nearly all the matter brought down by the river, which, as it issues from the lower end of the lake, is bright and clear.
James Geikie
Go, now, before daylight catches you, and thank the Lord you're alive!
"The Man from Jericho"
Edwin Carlile Litsey

Famous quotes with Catches

  • The good historian is like the giant of the fairy tale. He knows that wherever he catches the scent of human flesh, there his quarry lies.
    Marc Bloch
  • While there are many wonderful police investigators out there doing some very fine work, the majority of the time it is not brains that catches serial killers.
    Pat Brown
  • The early bird catches the worm.
    William Camden
  • Art is the fatal net which catches these strange moments on the wing like mysterious butterflies, fleeing the innocence and distraction of common men.
    Giorgio de Chirico
  • People don't slip. Time catches up with them.
    Nat King Cole

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